We take a look at a slew of hacked websites pushing fake Chrome updates which are Monero miner malware in disguise.
Credit to Author: Julia Glazova| Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 16:54:55 +0000
Cryptojacking in 2022: despite falling cryptocurrency prices, malicious miners are active and spreading, often disguised as pirated content.Read more
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.
The post Sysrv botnet is out to mine Monero on your Windows and Linux servers appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.Read more
Credit to Author: Gabor Szappanos| Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 14:16:38 +0000
All this trouble just for some Monero<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Bs6eVtcm9SE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>Read more
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.Read more
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=””/>Read more
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…Read more
Credit to Author: Julia Glazova| Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:00:43 +0000
The Rakhni encrypting ransomware, known since 2013, is now trying its hand at mining Monero.Read more