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Cookieminer Malware Infecting Mac Users
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Cookieminer Malware Infecting Mac Users

A new malware has surfaced which is infecting Mac computers. This malware steals cookies from cryptocurrency exchanges and related data to hack user accounts and personal information. The malware was reported by Palo Alto Networks cybersecurity research team on 31st January 2019. The malware is called CookieMiner and is a …

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Make-A-Wish Site Injected With Crypto Mining Malware
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Make-A-Wish Site Injected With Crypto Mining Malware

It appears that hackers are yet to draw a line of ethics. After hacking government, university, technology companies’ websites. Hackers have now injected cryptocurrency mining malware into charitable organizations. The most recent victim is the Make-A-Wish Foundation based out of the United States. Researchers from Trustwave the security firm discovered …

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Fortnite Players Facing Crypto Malware
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Fortnite Players Facing Crypto Malware

Fortnite has gained a massive following in the past year. The game is available on all major platforms including Android, iOS, Sony PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS. The popularity of this multi-platform game can be measured by the fact that it has earned …

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Monero Launches Initiative Against Crypto Malware
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Monero Launches Initiative Against Crypto Malware

The Monero community has launched a new website that is focused on educating users about malware, cryptojacking, and ransomware. Monero (XMR) is acclaimed for its privacy features. The currency is also fairly easy to mine. However, these features have attracted the attention of hackers, making it the preferred currency to …

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New Botnet Removes Cryptojacking Malware
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New Botnet Removes Cryptojacking Malware

Botnets are rapidly gaining more power in the tech space in the last few years. The issue has reached a point where the Department of Homeland Security in the United States has admitted that this problem cannot be remedied alone. They have reached out to white hat community for assistance. …

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Over 50,000 Websites Running Cryptojacking Malware
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Over 50,000 Websites Running Cryptojacking Malware

The hidden cryptocurrency mining incidents do not seem to come to a stop. Popularly known as cryptojacking, websites employ hidden malicious code to mine cryptocurrencies using the victim’s CPU power. Cryptojacking is a major threat, in fact, it was recently revealed that hackers are moving away from ransomware and focusing …

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MacOS Malware Affecting Crypto Exchanges
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MacOS Malware Affecting Crypto Exchanges

It seems that cryptocurrency hacking incidents do not seem to slow down. Hackers have found a new way to target cryptocurrency exchanges. This time, they have targeted Mac OS.  Notably, MacOS is regarded as one of the most secure operating systems in the world. The OS gets regular hardware and …

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Crypto Mining Malware Hits Thirty Percent Of UK Firms | Coindelite News
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Crypto Mining Malware Hits UK Firms

  Crypto Mining malware has become very popular by letting hackers use people’s computers to mine virtual currencies. Recently A Russian based computer forensics and information security firm, Group-IB revealed their research in a report entitled, “2018 Cryptocurrency Exchanges-User Accounts Leaks Analysis.” The research claimed that crypto hackers mainly targets …

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Mirkrotik Routers Infected with Cryptocurrency Malware
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Mikrotik Routers Infected with Cryptocurrency Malware

A significant number of internet users in Brazil were recently infected by a malware. This malware was used to gain unauthorized access to carry out cryptocurrency mining. Cryptojacking has been an increasingly popular way for cybercriminals to mine cryptocurrencies. CBS’s Showtime employed the mining through their website recently. The devices …

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Mining Malware is the Bigger Threat than Ransomware | Coindelite News
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Mining Malware is the Bigger Threat than Ransomware

  According to the report by Skybox Security, the process of mining cryptocurrency illegally, or other ways like “Cryptojacking” has become more famous than cybercrimes and ransomware. Skybox Security’s mid-year update reveals that crypto miners now account for 32 percent of all cyber attacks, but ransomware has been up with …

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