A cybersecurity firm says Telegram has been exploited for crypto mining by hackers, but the messaging app’s founder says it is not to blame.
A compromised plugin for browsing aid BrowseAloud has infected thousands of websites with crypto mining malware. #NEWS
More than 4,000 websites, including some owned by the U.K. government, have been affected by malware that exploits visitors’ computers to mine monero.
Mining malware is spreading like wildfire, every week now we run another story on some platform or other falling victim to it. As cryptocurrencies become far more lucrative than ransomware or identity theft incidents of exploits will only increase. Various governmental departments in Australia and the UK were found frantically calling the tech guys over […]
New Monero-mining ADB.Miner worm is rapidly spreading, 7,000 Android devices infected so far. #NEWS
Security researchers have discovered more malicious mining software that exploits Google’s Android operating system. Attackers are constantly seeking out vulnerabilities in popular platforms and none gets bigger than Android which powers millions of machines. This new thread has managed to infect thousands of systems within days according to researchers. It has been reported that cyber-security […]
Vulnerability found in Ledger cryptocurrency wallets that can lead to loss of funds, company reveals how to avoid “man in the middle” attack. #NEWS
A cryptocurrency miner botnet has infected more than half a million machines, hijacking them to mine as much as $3.6 million worth of monero.
A new Monero-mining malware has reportedly infected about 500k PCs using a leaked NSA exploit and mined 8,900 Monero ($2.1 mln), researchers report #NEWS
Security firm TrendMicro stated in a new report that Google’s DoubleClick ad services were used to distribute cryptocurrency mining malware.
Internet monopolies are easy to manipulate it seems. Especially if they are ad revenue driven and don’t really care who or what is advertised. Both Google and Facebook have been a hotbed for scams, phishing websites and malware recently, especially those involving crypto mining. Cyber security researchers Trend Micro have discovered a surge in Coinhive […]
China is a country where cryptocurrencies are frowned upon. This is for many different reasons, including disturbing the financial ecosystem. However, there is another big threat most people seem to be unaware of right now. A lot of new Bitcoin-related scams have appeared out of nowhere. These are the findings of Kroll, a global risk […]
The electronic devices we use on a daily basis are very prone to hacks, theft, and other software-related issues. One particular security bug uncovered by the Electronic Frontier Foundation has researchers greatly concerned. A new type of malware designed to look like popular social messaging applications has already stolen gigabytes worth of data. This puts smartphones […]
Websites and publishers need to be prepared for cryptocurrency miners slipping into ads on their sites, according to Israeli adtech firm Spotad.
With the price of cryptocurrencies reaching new highs in 2017, the incentive for nefarious actors to devise innovative methods of acquiring them is also rising. One such technique uses a program known as CoinHive to secretly mine for digital currencies on the machines of unsuspecting users. According to a post on Bleeping Computer, a Google […]