Tags Monero

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.

Cryptojacking campaign targets add-ons for popular streaming app Kodi

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

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

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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.

Monero mining botnet 'Smominru' earns hackers $3.6 million

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Smominru uses EternalBlue, a Windows exploit developed by the NSA and leaked by the hacking group Shadow Brokers, to spread across computers.

Here's another sign that criminals are breaking away from bitcoin

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The nature of cryptocurrency-driven crime is changing.

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