Cryptocurrency

January 28, 2021

Cryptojacking malware targeting cloud apps gets new upgrades, worming capability

A piece of cryptojacking malware with a penchant for targeting the cloud has gotten some updates that makes it easier to spread and harder for organizations to detect when their cloud applications have been commandeered.

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January 8, 2021

Malware variant becomes world’s most popular, thanks to ransomware surge

Ransomware actors are laundering hundreds of millions of dollars through pseudo-legitimate cryptocurrency exchanges, while early-stage malware that is often used to facilitate their attacks have become the most popular forms of malware in the world.

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January 5, 2021

Thousands infected by trojan that targets cryptocurrency users on Windows, Mac and Linux

A new remote access trojan (RAT) lures cryptocurrency users to download trojanized apps by promoting the apps in dedicated online forums and on social media.

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December 30, 2020

New Golang worm turns Windows and Linux servers into monero miners

The potential number of systems is staggering: There are 5.5 million MySQL, Tomcat, Jenkins, and WebLogic devices connected to the internet that could be vulnerable.

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