Cryptojackers growing in numbers and sophistication

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Probably due to rising energy costs and the volatility in crypto-currencies, we can see a rise in malicious crypto mining, aka cryptojacking.

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IIS extensions are on the rise as backdoors to servers

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 13:58:06 +0000

The Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team has warned that attackers are increasingly leveraging Internet Information Services (IIS) extensions as covert backdoors into servers.

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The Active Adversary Playbook 2022

Credit to Author: Tilly Travers| Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2022 11:02:43 +0000

Cyberattacker behaviors, tactics and tools seen on the frontline of incident response during 2021

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500M Avira Antivirus Users Introduced to Cryptomining

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Sat, 08 Jan 2022 18:05:14 +0000

Many readers were surprised to learn recently that the popular Norton 360 antivirus suite now ships with a program which lets customers make money mining virtual currency. But Norton 360 isn’t alone in this dubious endeavor: Avira antivirus — which has built a base of 500 million users worldwide largely by making the product free — was recently bought by the same company that owns Norton 360 and is introducing its customers to a service called Avira Crypto.

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Lemon_Duck PowerShell malware cryptojacks enterprise networks

Credit to Author: rajeshnataraj| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 04:01:09 +0000

SophosLabs are monitoring a significant spike in crypto mining attacks, which spread quickly across enterprise networks. Starting from a single infection, these attacks use a variety of malicious scripts that, eventually, turn an enterprise&#8217;s large pool of CPU resources into efficient cryptocurrency mining slaves. The threat actors behind these campaigns have been using an array [&#8230;]<img src=”” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Android based IoT devices with open ADB port inviting easy attacks by Crypto-miners

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 11:10:07 +0000

The rapid pace at which connected smart home devices are increasing, have opened the gates for a new era of cyber-attacks on IoT devices including smart phones, TVs, IP cameras, etc. These attacks are mostly in the form of crypto mining attacks wherein cryptocurrency-mining botnet enters the targeted device via…

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