Tags cryptomining

The anatomy of the MyKings botnet, and why it matters for security

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The MyKings botnet, also known as Smominru, is a mash-up of recent security trends.

Indictment of Capital One suspect alleges breaches of 30 companies, cryptojacking

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Paige Thompson faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted. The indictment also includes charges of cryptojacking.

Criminal campaign uses leaked NSA tools to set up cryptomining scheme, Trend Micro says

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The research is a reminder that it is not just state-sponsored hackers that have reportedly co-opted the leaked NSA tools.

Hackers turn Bangladeshi embassy website into cryptomining scheme

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

Almost the entire embassy website appears to be compromised, with nearly every attempt to access a URL ending in a request to save a malicious file.

That battery-saving app may have used your device to mine Monero, Symantec says

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.

Cryptojacking malware gets past cloud security programs by uninstalling them

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

Palo Alto Networks says this type of evasive technique is likely to keep popping up.

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