Tags cryptomining

Hackers turn Bangladeshi embassy website into cryptomining scheme

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 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 • 3 months ago

Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.

Cryptojacking malware gets past cloud security programs by uninstalling them

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

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

Hackers mined $90,000 worth of Monero with a simple Docker Hub trick

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 11 months ago

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

Chinese group said to use HackingTeam tools to spread ransomware, cryptominers

by Chris Bing • 12 months ago

A sophisticated Chinese cybercrime group is using old, leaked computer code from a notorious cyber-arms dealer, known as "HackingTeam," to breach thousands of companies, mostly based in Asia, according to new research by Israel cybersecurity firm Intezer.

Criminals want to use industrial systems to mine cryptocurrency

by CyberScoop Staff • 1 year ago

Justin Fier, director of cyber intelligence for Darktrace, talks with Greg Otto on the rise of crypto mining attacks that are targeting industrial control systems.

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