Norton 360 Now Comes With a Cryptominer

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2022 17:26:10 +0000

Norton 360, one of the most popular antivirus products on the market today, has installed a cryptocurrency mining program on its customers’ computers. Norton’s parent firm says the cloud-based service that activates the program and enables customers to profit from the scheme — in which the company keeps 15 percent of any currencies mined — is “opt-in,” meaning users have to agree to enable it. But many Norton users complain the mining program is difficult to remove, and reactions from longtime customers have ranged from unease and disbelief to, “Dude, where’s my crypto?”

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Thief pulls off colossal, $600m crypto-robbery …and gives the money back

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 14:05:44 +0000

Customers of Poly Network have become victims of the biggest cryptocurrency heist in history, thanks to a software vulnerability.

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Fake Trezor app steals more than $1 million worth of crypto coins

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:08:05 +0000

Several users of Trezor, a small hardware device that acts as a cryptocurrency wallet, have lost fortunes after being duped by a phishing app.

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Fake Trezor app steals more that $1 million worth of crypto coins

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:08:05 +0000

Several users of Trezor, a small hardware device that acts as a cryptocurrency wallet, have lost fortunes after being duped by a phishing app.

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