A week in security (July 30 – August 5)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2018 16:07:39 +0000

A roundup of the security news from July 30 – August 5, including cryptomining, big data, social engineering, and more.

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The trend toward cryptojacking: What it is and how businesses can prevent it

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 15:30:45 +0000

Digital attacks have evolved quite a bit in recent years. First, businesses and researchers observed a rash of ransomware, wherein encryption was exploited to lock users out of their data and files in an attempt to collect financial ransom. Now, the next big wave in cybercriminal strategy has come, involving increasingly popular cryptocurrencies and the…

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Cybercrime tactics & techniques Q2 2018

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:05:00 +0000

The last quarter is likely the last hurrah of the campaigns and attacks we’ve been seeing over the last 6 months. What comes next may completely change the game. Check out our latest Cybercrime Tactics & Techniques report to find out more about what you may encounter next quarter.

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Obfuscated Coinhive shortlink reveals larger mining operation

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2018 15:00:00 +0000

A web miner injected into compromised sites is just the tip of the iceberg for an infrastructure hosting malicious Windows and Linux coin miners.

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Mac malware targets cryptomining users

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 18:36:10 +0000

A new Mac malware called OSX.Dummy is being distributed on cryptomining chat groups that, even after being removed, leaves behind remnants for future malware to find.

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A week in security (June 25 – July 1)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 17:56:24 +0000

A round up of the security news from June 25 – July 1, including a look at the EU cyber force proposal, cryptomining dialing things down, and the risks of handing out personal information online.

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A week in security (May 28 – June 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:51:36 +0000

A roundup of the security news from May 28 – June 3, including Instagram scams, America Geeks, IoT flaws, and more.

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New Mac cryptominer uses XMRig

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Tue, 22 May 2018 15:00:00 +0000

New Mac cryptominer malware is using the XMRig library to mine Monero on infected Macs.

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