Interpol Leads Operation to Tackle Cryptojacker Infecting Over 20,000 Routers
The international crime fighting agency led an operation to stem a plague of cryptocurrency mining malware afflicting computer routers across Asia.
Hackers have exploited a critical flaw in infrastructure management tool Salt and, in one case planted crypto mining software.
The US government urged countermeasures to stymie North Korea's billion-dollar cybercrime campaigns.
A number of supercomputers programmed to search for a vaccine for the coronavirus were remotely hijacked last week using stolen credentials.
North Korea may be boosting its monero mining efforts to circumvent sanctions and avoid being tracked.
Outlaw, a group specializing in cryptojacking machines to mine monero, has returned after a brief hiatus and is expanding its global reach, according to Trend Micro.