Cryptocurrency mining rampage throttles Linux machines – an analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Amar Patil| Date: Tue, 22 May 2018 11:44:28 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs recently came across a Linux-based Monero (XMR) miner. Monero (XMR) is one of the top 15 cryptocurrencies. It can be mined easily on any machine using its CPU computation power. This is one of the reasons why it is preferred to Bitcoin or Ethereum which are…

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Cryptocurrency mining rampage throttles Linux machines

Credit to Author: Amar Patil| Date: Tue, 22 May 2018 11:44:28 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs recently came across a Linux-based Monero (XMR) miner. Monero (XMR) is one of the top 15 cryptocurrencies. It can be mined easily on any machine using its CPU computation power. This is one of the reasons why it is preferred to Bitcoin or Ethereum which are…

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Hackers are after your Water and Wastewater Network – Big or Small!

Credit to Author: William Moulton| Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 19:52:20 +0000

“Ours is too small” you say. Is it? For a second, let’s consider what these cybercriminals stand to gain from you: financial, data (operational, client, etc.), bandwidth, processing, and power…. Read more »

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This Week in Security News: Zippy’s and Flynn

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 04 May 2018 13:00:12 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, Hawaii-based restaurant Zippy’s suffered a POS data breach. In addition, Uber executive John Flynn argued that user expectations on data protection are rising, but consumers still aren’t…

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The New Mobile Threat Landscape, circa 2017 to 2018

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:00:10 +0000

Is your phone infected?

Submitted by Ian Grutze If mobile threats diversified and expanded in 2016, they matured in 2017. Mobile ransomware continued to rear its head, burgeoning into the platform’s most prevalent threat. Simple screen lockers, for instance, evolved into file-encrypting malware, some of which even seemed to keep pace with their desktop counterparts in terms of malicious routines….

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A week in security (April 16 – April 22)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:06:58 +0000

A roundup of security news from April 16 – April 22, including tax fraud, Adobe Flash, trustjacking, and surveillanceware.

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Labs CTNT report shows shift in threat landscape to cryptomining

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:00:00 +0000

What did we learn about cybercrime in the quarterly Labs CTNT report? Malicious cryptomining has taken over in 2018, and it’s leaving all other malware families behind.

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