Tags cryptomining

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 days 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 • 3 weeks 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 month 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.

Tesla falls victim to cryptomining scheme, minor breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

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

Telegram zero day used to spread cryptomining malware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

The zero day is exploitable through the way the app's Windows client manages a Unicode character that reverses the direction of text. A JavaScript file disguised as an image file is used to deploy malware.

Government websites, including uscourts.gov, pulled into cryptomining scheme

by Greg Otto • 4 months ago

A third-party plugin co-opted sites, including ones belonging to the U.S. federal courts and D.C.'s public transit system, to mine Monero.

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