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Binance cryptocurrency exchange blames hackers in theft of $40 million in bitcoin

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

“The hackers had the patience to wait, and execute well-orchestrated actions through multiple seemingly independent accounts at the most opportune time,” the company said.

Financial crime outpaces espionage as top motivation for data breaches, Verizon report finds

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The figures again demonstrate how, despite an industrywide focus on technology, many breaches require human trust to be successful.

International cops shutter two dark web sites, arrest three accused of running Wall Street Market

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Wall Street Market featured more than 1.15 million customer accounts and 5,400 registered sellers who accepted payments in bitcoin and Monero.

Meet Sodinokibi, a ransomware strain that exploits a critical Oracle server flaw

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Digital extortionists are exploiting a bug with a severity score of 9.8 out of 10 that Oracle sought to squash with a patch issued last week.

Cyberattack at med-tech conglomerate Hoya slowed production at Thai factory by 60 percent

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Roughly 100 computers were infected with malicious software that stole user credentials, then tried to install a program that would co-opt those machines into mining for cryptocurrency.

The 'permission' question is much different for iOS and Android apps, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

An Android app might be more likely to ask for access to technical functions. An iOS app might seek to use sensitive features, like the microphone. In any case, Wandera says, know what you're getting into.

That battery-saving app may have used your device to mine Monero, Symantec says

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.

Cryptojacking malware gets past cloud security programs by uninstalling them

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

Palo Alto Networks says this type of evasive technique is likely to keep popping up.

Citrix security boss warns that cryptojackers are exploiting cloud ignorance

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Cloud providers charge for computing power and data removed. When malicious cryptojackers take control of an employee’s account, then use that access to mine for bitcoin or Monero, that can dramatically increase the a firm’s data consumption.

Cryptojacking campaign targets add-ons for popular streaming app Kodi

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

SET discovered that add-ons for Kodi were part of a cryptojacking campaign extending back to at least December 2017.

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