Browsing the "Botnet" Tag

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State-Sponsored Chinese Hacking Group Targeting Crypto Firms: Report

| Daniel Kuhn

An intelligence company released a report indicating the connection between Chinese authorities and a crypto-exploitative hacking collective.

1.6 Million Attacks: Kaspersky Reveals Data on Crypto Mining Malware

| Nikhilesh De

More than 1.65 million computers were targeted by cryptocurrency mining malware attacks in the first eight months of 2017, according to a new report.

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This Bitcoin Botnet is Vying to Be Future of Secure IoT

| Corin Faife

Two MIT researchers came up with a novel bitcoin-based IoT security product that mimics botnets.

Trend Micro Report Finds Criminals Unlikely to Abuse Namecoin

| Joon Ian Wong

A namecoin botnet throws up questions about privacy and censorship in alternative domains.

McAfee Report: ‘Futile’ Mining Botnets Are Going Mainstream

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Security firm McAfee has issued its latest quarterly report, which focuses on emerging threats such as cryptocurrency mining botnets.

‘Watch Dogs’ Game Torrent May Be Infected with Crypto Mining Malware

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Hackers may be employing a new clever tactic in an effort to enlist powerful PCs into cryptocurrency mining botnets.


Why ZeroAccess botnet stopped bitcoin mining

| Danny Bradbury

What most people missed about the ZeroAccess bitcoin mining botnet.