Tags cryptomining

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month 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 • 5 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 • 5 months ago

Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.

Cryptojacking malware gets past cloud security programs by uninstalling them

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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.

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