Tag Archive: Monero Mining

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    New Report Finds Staggering 725% Increase in Malicious Mining Software

    The number of websites sneaking in malware to mine cryptocurrencies such as Monero has grown by over 700% in recent months. Have you been affected? Exponential Increase in Web Miners This unprecedented rise seen recently in the cryptocurrency market has not come with its fair share of problems and controversy. It makes sense that in an emerging market that people will try to take advantage of newly emerging markets to turn a profit. Whether this

    · March 10, 2018 · 6:00 pm
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    North Korea Could be Using Monero to Combat Money Woes

    A security firm has found evidence that North Korea may be using mining software to obtain Monero and transfer it to a Pyongyang university. Running a regime while sidestepping pesky sanctions is an expensive endeavor and one that North Korea seems to have plenty of experience in. However, according to a California-based cybersecurity firm, cryptocurrency could be a cost-effective solution. Sneaky Monero Mining ABC News recently reported that the firm, AlienVault, discovered a crypto mining

    · January 10, 2018 · 8:00 am
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    Coinhive – New Cash Cow for Malware Creators

    Coinhive is a technology that is just several weeks old, it was formally introduced on September 14. Coinhive is rapidly turning into the cash cow of the world wide web, progressing from a revolutionary crypto-currency mining instrument to a technology heavily exploited by myriads of cyber-criminals. New Advertising Alternative or Just Plain Malware? Coinhive is a JavaScript library that webmasters can use on their websites. Whenever people visit the website, the Coinhive JavaScript code runs and mines Monero for the webmaster making use of the visitor’s CPU. It is a unique

    · October 20, 2017 · 2:30 am