Fake Chrome updates spread malware

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Tags: monero

Tags: miner

Tags: cryptocurrency

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We take a look at a slew of hacked websites pushing fake Chrome updates which are Monero miner malware in disguise.

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Sysrv botnet is out to mine Monero on your Windows and Linux servers

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 12:55:00 +0000

The Sysrv botnet has been developing over the last years, and has become a multi-platform botnet that specializes in Monero cryptomining.

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Crypto Mining Service Coinhive to Call it Quits

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 23:19:28 +0000

Roughly one year ago, KrebsOnSecurity published a lengthy investigation into the individuals behind Coinhive[.]com, a cryptocurrency mining service that has been heavily abused to force hacked Web sites to mine virtual currency. On Tuesday, Coinhive announced plans to pull the plug on the project early next month.

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Cryptojacking apps return to Google Play Market

Credit to Author: Pankaj Kohli| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:01:30 +0000

At least 25 Android apps on the official Google Play store contain code that mines cryptocurrencies in the background.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/F8aH5rlcN50″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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I am invisible – Monero (XMR) Miner

Credit to Author: Ghanshyam More| Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 10:27:58 +0000

From the last one year, Quick Heal Security Labs has been observing a boost in the number of mining malware. Nowadays malware authors are using mining as a replacement for Ransomware to make money. Recently Quick Heal Security Labs came across a malware which mines Monero(XMR). This miner has many…

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