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Google Sues to Shutter Cryptojacking Botnet That Infected 1M+ Computers
The botnet used the Bitcoin blockchain to evade cybersecurity officials and remain online, Google alleged.
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State-Sponsored Chinese Hacking Group Targeting Crypto Firms: Report
An intelligence company released a report indicating the connection between Chinese authorities and a crypto-exploitative hacking collective.
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1.6 Million Attacks: Kaspersky Reveals Data on Crypto Mining Malware
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
Two MIT researchers came up with a novel bitcoin-based IoT security product that mimics botnets.
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Trend Micro Report Finds Criminals Unlikely to Abuse Namecoin
A namecoin botnet throws up questions about privacy and censorship in alternative domains.
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McAfee Report: 'Futile' Mining Botnets Are Going Mainstream
Security firm McAfee has issued its latest quarterly report, which focuses on emerging threats such as cryptocurrency mining botnets.
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'Watch Dogs' Game Torrent May Be Infected with Crypto Mining Malware
Hackers may be employing a new clever tactic in an effort to enlist powerful PCs into cryptocurrency mining botnets.
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Why ZeroAccess botnet stopped bitcoin mining
What most people missed about the ZeroAccess bitcoin mining botnet.
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