Tags cryptojacking

Citrix security boss warns that cryptojackers are exploiting cloud ignorance

by Jeff Stone • 6 days 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 • 3 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 • 6 months ago

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

How IoT is being leveraged for cryptojacking

by CyberScoop Staff • 7 months ago

Steve McGregory, director of the Application and Threat Intelligence Program at Ixia, talks with Greg Otto on how criminals are using people's connected devices for easy way to mine cryptocurrency.

Chrome malware targets cryptocurrency, spreads through Facebook's Messenger

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months ago

A phishing scam via Facebook Messenger has led to the spread of "FacexWorm."

With cryptojacking rising, exploit kits rapidly decline

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 9 months ago

With Adobe Flash on its way out, the hacker game is changing.

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