Tag Archive: Mac

  • Monero Altcoin News, Altcoins, Mining, News, News teaser

    Monero-Mining Calendar App Removed By Apple

    After Calendar 2, a popular scheduling app in the Mac App Store, was updated with the ability to mine the Monero cryptocurrency on users’ devices for the developer’s benefit, it quickly disappeared — but why? Gone, but Not Forgotten Recently, an update to the Calendar 2 app afforded developer Qbix the ability to mine Monero — a popular, privacy-centric cryptocurrency — with users’ computing power. The mining function only kicked in, however, if users chose

    · March 13, 2018 · 5:30 pm
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    Apple, Android Attacked by Monero Mining Malware

    As often as we hear stories of regulation and clampdowns, we’re now hearing more of hacks and malware. A new incursion is discovered on an almost weekly basis now as cybercriminals edge away from ransomware and into cryptocurrency mining malware. The latest detection was made by Chinese security researchers who uncovered an Android-based mining worm. According to reports, cybersecurity researchers at China’s 360Netlab revealed a strain of mining malware called ADB.Miner over the weekend. As

    · February 7, 2018 · 5:00 am
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    New Malware Sneaking Onto Mac Computers, Bitcoinists Be Warned

    Some tricky new malware is infecting Mac users by imitating legitimate software. The “Advanced Mac Cleaner,” professes to be an anti-malware tool in order to sneak onto Mac computers. Also read: Mycelium May Roll out P2P Tumbling Soon New Malware Targeting Mac Users Bitcoinists who use Macs ought to be especially concerned, as the malware specifically targets Mac users by mimicking an anti-malware tool designed for Macs. Malware can be used to steal private keys

    · August 20, 2016 · 3:42 pm