Tags cryptojacking

Tesla falls victim to cryptomining scheme, minor breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 weeks ago

Hackers used exposed elements of Tesla's cloud environment to mine cryptocurrency. They also gained access to sensitive company information.

Why Salon is turning to cryptomining

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

Enjoy progressive politics? Have some free computing power? Have we got a deal for you!

Monero mining botnet 'Smominru' earns hackers $3.6 million

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Smominru uses EternalBlue, a Windows exploit developed by the NSA and leaked by the hacking group Shadow Brokers, to spread across computers.

Coinhive cryptojacker is currently the most prevalent malware online

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Cryptojackers are profitable, widespread and can operate under the radar. They also raise a victim's electric bill and clog up their CPU. What's not to like?

Opera adds cryptojacking defense to latest desktop browser

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Opera's version 50 will be the first browser with an anti-cryptojacking feature baked in from the beginning.

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