Malware

Hackers Cracked a Popular Software Tool to Implant Bug for Mining Cryptocurrency
May 07, 2020 at 11:40
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Hackers Cracked a Popular Software Tool to Implant Bug for Mining Cryptocurrency
On May 3, a group of hackers breached popular blogging platform Ghost to mine cryptocurrency on its underlying infrastructure, Salt. This case adds up to a number of other crypto attacks, which became increasingly proliferated since the beginning of global pandemics.
Exposed API Endpoints of Docker Systems Are Under Threat by Hackers
Nov 29, 2019 at 11:46
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Exposed API Endpoints of Docker Systems Are Under Threat by Hackers
A deadly hacking group has started mass-scanning the internet in search of Docker platforms with API endpoints, starting with those that are exposed on the internet. The action of scanning began on Nov 24, 2019 and raised instantly because of its gigantic size. And this seems not to be just an average script kiddie abuse trial.
Blockchain has Numerous Applications for Cybersecurity
Jul 11, 2019 at 12:16
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Blockchain has Numerous Applications for Cybersecurity
Blockchain Technology applications in cyber security range from data protection, decentralization, resistance to attacks among others. General digitization is associated with a heap of risks that developers and entrepreneurs need to be aware of. Although the full potential of the technology is yet to be explored, it is already preventing many cyber crimes across the world.
Cryptojacking is No Longer an Issue?
May 17, 2019 at 16:15
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Cryptojacking is No Longer an Issue?
After the recent shutdown of Coinhive, many people have reported that there has been a drop in the number of cryptojacking incidents. With that in mind, we’ll now take a look into whether cryptojacking is a thing of the past, or if it still continues to be a problem for users of cryptocurrency.
Dangerous Malware Threatening Italians, Blockchain Could Protect Victims
Apr 27, 2019 at 15:48
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Dangerous Malware Threatening Italians, Blockchain Could Protect Victims
With cybersecurity still very weak, Danabot, Gootkit, SLoad and Panda (Zeus), are some of the malwares which have been disturbing and threatening people and their computers in Italy, according to Yoroi cybersecurity experts. Sensitive personal data has been lost and it is very hard to be restored. However, if blockchain technology is used, it could help users in to defend and protect their devices from being attacked and threatened by these malevolent malwares.
Bitcoin Bomb Fright Connected with Sextortion Swindlers
Dec 19, 2018 at 15:12
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Bitcoin Bomb Fright Connected with Sextortion Swindlers
The recent ‘bomb threat’ spam campaign seems to be a subsidiary action to another disgraceful email blackmail effort. Organisations and institutions such as universities, news outlet, schools, businesses across the globe are facing fake bomb threats.
Crypto Mining Malware has Become a New Way of Tricking Innocent Users
Dec 03, 2018 at 16:51
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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.
Mining Malware: 6,000 PCs Hacked, 5 Men Arrested by S. Korean Police
Nov 11, 2018 at 11:26
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Mining Malware: 6,000 PCs Hacked, 5 Men Arrested by S. Korean Police
South Korean local police conducted a serious operation that led to five hackers being arrested and put behind bars on Thursday November 8, 2018 for illegally installing malicious cryptocurrency mining malware on over 6,000 active computers (PCs) with the aim of stealing cryptos such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ripple (XRP), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and others. The Korean government together with the police and other authorities pay allegiance to protect people and their property.
Latest Adobe Flash Malicious Malware Includes Crypto Mining Software
Oct 15, 2018 at 13:03
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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.
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