For many crooks, malware is out and PowerShell attacks are in, IBM says
Fifty-seven percent of the cyberattacks detected by IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence used common applications like PowerShell or PsExec, compared to 29 percent that used more traditional phishing attacks.
That battery-saving app may have used your device to mine Monero, Symantec says
Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.
Cryptojacking malware gets past cloud security programs by uninstalling them
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
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
SET discovered that add-ons for Kodi were part of a cryptojacking campaign extending back to at least December 2017.
Hackers mined $90,000 worth of Monero with a simple Docker Hub trick
The malicious images were stored on Docker Hub for about a year before they were taken down.