Want to reduce cybercrime? Undermine black market, watch cryptocurrency exchanges, experts say
Lawmakers want to know how to crack down on the monetization of stolen data.
Why Salon is turning to cryptomining
CyberScoop spoke with Salon Media Group CEO Jordan Hoffner: "I’m not sure if it’s a smart move, not sure if it’s a dumb move, but it’s a bold move."
Salon will use readers' CPUs to mine Monero
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Government websites, including uscourts.gov, pulled into cryptomining scheme
A third-party plugin co-opted sites, including ones belonging to the U.S. federal courts and D.C.'s public transit system, to mine Monero.
Seoul claims North Korea stole millions worth of cryptocurrency from domestic exchanges
The North is still trying to hack into South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges.
Monero mining botnet 'Smominru' earns hackers $3.6 million
Smominru uses EternalBlue, a Windows exploit developed by the NSA and leaked by the hacking group Shadow Brokers, to spread across computers.