A week in security (February 19 – February 25)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2018 17:36:02 +0000

A roundup of notable news stories from February 19–25, including drive-by download attacks on Chinese websites, Deepfakes programs being paired with cryptominers, and a review of GDPR guidelines.

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Deepfakes FakeApp tool (briefly) includes cryptominer

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:20:00 +0000

We take a look at what happens when one of the most popular DIY Deepfakes programs decides to monetise with a spot of coin mining. Surprise: it doesn’t end well.

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A week in security (February 5 – February 11)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:00:10 +0000

We bring you an overview of what happened in cybersecurity during the last week, including new developments in drive-by cryptomining, including Mac and Android miners, and yet another abusing the fact that Deepfakes content was banned from most major networks.

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New Deepfakes forum goes mining with Coinhive

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:23:40 +0000

With the collapse of the main Deepfakes hubs on Reddit, users have moved away to other forums. Problem is, at least one of them is mining for cryptocurrency. Can your PC handle it?

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