Dec 03, 2018 at 16:51
Crypto Mining Malware has Become a New Way of Tricking Innocent Users
Ransomware has always been the main means of getting access to easy money for cybercriminals. However, the tendency shifted since new powerful financial technology began to evolve. Cryptocurrency mining platforms, especially those focused on Bitcoin and Monero, have become the favourite victims of malware programs.
Oct 15, 2018 at 13:03
Latest Adobe Flash Malicious Malware Includes Crypto Mining Software
Agreed, Adobe Flash still works, regrettably, and that means it's still employed as a method to target ignorant users with malicious malware. As you would think, the latest malware to attract big attention masks itself as an update to Flash to trick users into installing malevolent software.
Up to 5% of All Monero Currency has been Mined Through Malware
A report submitted by the researchers of Palo Alto Networks has shown that over 5% of all Monero digital currency currently in circulation has been mined with the elp of malware. More than 2% of the total hash rate per day is created by the devices infected with cryptocurrency mining hardware.
Credibility Threat: Monero Mining Malware Attacks Macs
A lot of Mac users described in the last few weeks that a process dubbed ‘mshelper’ was consuming a lot of CPU power, whirring fans a little too fast and totally draining their batteries within a very short time. This turned out that the process is highly related and associated with a type of malware created to mine for Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency.