Tags cryptojacking

For many crooks, malware is out and PowerShell attacks are in, IBM says

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.

Cryptojacking malware gets past cloud security programs by uninstalling them

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 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 • 4 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 • 6 months ago

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 9 months ago

The malicious images were stored on Docker Hub for about a year before they were taken down.

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