Tags Monero

Cryptocurrency miners were 'distraction technique' in APT's espionage campaigns, Microsoft says

by Joe Warminsky • 5 months ago

The hacking group known as Bismuth, APT32 or Ocean Lotus installed Monero miners on victims' networks while it was up to other, more nefarious activities, researchers say.

Monero scam was at the center of Trump campaign website defacement

by Joe Warminsky • 6 months ago

It's not clear if the scammers actually hacked anything of value. But skimming cryptocurrency from the public seemed to be the goal.

A 35,000-device botnet in Peru is wounded, but still mining cryptocurrency

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.

Cryptojacking campaign targets add-ons for popular streaming app Kodi

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

SET discovered that add-ons for Kodi were part of a cryptojacking campaign extending back to at least December 2017.

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