Nintendo Switch Game Pulled Over Cryptojacking Concerns
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Nintendo Switch Game Pulled Over Cryptojacking Concerns

Over the weekend rumors erupted that ‘Cooking Mama: Cookstar’ secretly ran cryptojacking malware while being played on the Nintendo Switch. Developers have denied the rumors, yet...

Trevor Smith | 6 months ago
Could Crypto Exchanges, Wallets be Targeted with Banking Trojans?
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Could Crypto Exchanges, Wallets be Targeted with Banking Trojans?

Sophisticated malware strains that usually target online banking services may pivot towards crypto exchanges and wallets in 2020. RATs Could Target Crypto Exchanges and Wallets in 2020...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 7 months ago
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How to Prevent Crypto Criminals from Milking your Laptop

Cryptojacking is a cybercrime in which websites or devices are hacked with clandestine software for mining crypto. Can it be prevented? How do Hackers ‘Cryptojack’ the...

Ricardo Martinez | 8 months ago
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Crypto Cybersecurity Threats Down 78% in H2 2019

Despite being flagged as the greatest cybersecurity threat at the start of last year, crypto malware-related hacks (cryptojacking) were down by 78% in the second half of 2019.

Christina Comben | 8 months ago
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Crypto Ransomware Paralyzes California School District

A crypto ransomware attack shut down the Mountain View-Los Altos school district servers and phone system on Wednesday. The malicious software demanded Bitcoin as ransom to restore...

Trevor Smith | 8 months ago
US Military Under Serious Threat From Deadly Malware
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US Military Under Serious Threat From Deadly Malware

Cyber-security researchers are warning about a powerful email malware, which is targeting government and military systems. The Emotet malware is often used as an initial attack vector...

Emilio Janus | 8 months ago
Crypto Users Beware, Your TV Might Rob You
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Crypto Users Beware: Your Smart TV Might Rob You

Oregon FBI recently issued a cybersecurity warning to Smart TV owners stating that hackers can remotely turn on built-in microphones and cameras to spy on them. Could your crypto be at...

Ali | 10 months ago
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Hackers are Stealing Crypto Using Clipper Malware

Hackers can steal crypto payments by using a relatively new malware that replaces the receiving address between copying and pasting. Don’t CTRL+C CTRL +V According to a report...

Ali | 10 months ago
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Fake MetaMask App That Hijacks Ethereum dApps Removed By Google

Google, at the start of the month, removed yet another malware app used by hackers to steal cryptocurrencies. Experts at IT security firm, Eset tipped off the company to the presence...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
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US Gov’t Sanctions First Bitcoin Addresses

The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has taken action against two Iranian ransomware “facilitators.” The actions include publishing the perp’s...

Melanie Kramer | 2 years ago
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Malwarebytes Forum User Discovers a Crypto Tracker App That Secretly Installed Backdoors in...

An astute Malwarebytes forums user recently noticed that a crypto price tracker application, called CoinTicker, covertly installed backdoors in Mac computers. A recent blog post from...

Kevin O’Brien | 2 years ago
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Adobe Flash Player Updates Could Contain Crypto Malware

Palo Alto Networks warned this week that fake Adobe Flash Player updates carrying cryptocurrency mining malware are on the increase. In its latest blog post, the cybersecurity company...

Melanie Kramer | 2 years ago

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