Node poisoning: hijacked package delivers coin miner and credential-stealing backdoor

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 02:54:01 +0000

A hacked NPM account was used to deliver Linux and Windows Monero miners and Windows credential-stealing malware along with a popular node.js library.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/bOQMLtj0mDs” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Cryptomining containers caught coining cryptocurrency covertly

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:09:08 +0000

Research has uncovered 30 compromised images in 10 different Docker Hub accounts, representing over 20 million pulls.

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Kingminer escalates attack complexity for cryptomining

Credit to Author: Gabor Szappanos| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 07:30:59 +0000

An opportunistic botnet that tries (not always successfully) to fly under the radar, Kingminer is nevertheless a persistent nuisance that delivers cryptocurrency miners as a payload. The botnet&#8217;s operators may be ambitious and capable, but they don’t appear to have endless resources, so they take advantage of any freely available solution to the problem of [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/7fkY6ghW07M” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Mac malware combines EmPyre backdoor and XMRig miner

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:57:36 +0000

New Mac malware is using the EmPyre backdoor and the XMRig cryptominer to drain processor power—and possibly worse.

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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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A week in security (May 21 – May 27)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 28 May 2018 20:26:03 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 21 – May 27, including Mac cryptominer, the results of the crackme, bad coding habits, Emotet analysis, and much more.

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