A 35,000-device botnet in Peru is wounded, but still mining cryptocurrency
It’s an example of how the fight against a cybercriminal threat is often long and methodical — and heavily aided by the private sector.
Criminal campaign uses leaked NSA tools to set up cryptomining scheme, Trend Micro says
The research is a reminder that it is not just state-sponsored hackers that have reportedly co-opted the leaked NSA tools.
That battery-saving app may have used your device to mine Monero, Symantec says
Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.
Cryptojacking campaign targets add-ons for popular streaming app Kodi
SET discovered that add-ons for Kodi were part of a cryptojacking campaign extending back to at least December 2017.
Telegram zero-day used to spread cryptomining malware
Government websites, including uscourts.gov, pulled into cryptomining scheme
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.