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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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Biden Accuses Chinese State Actors of Ransomware, Cryptojacking Attacks
"Hackers with a history of working for the PRC Ministry of State Security (MSS) have engaged in ransomware attacks, cyber enabled extortion, crypto-jacking, and rank theft from victims around the world, all for financial gain," a White House press release said.
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Monero-Mining Malware 'Crackonosh' Has Infected 222K Computers, Researchers Find
The virus has yielded over $2 million worth of XMR for its authors, security firm Avast said in a Thursday report.
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Intel, Microsoft Beef Up Customers’ Cryptojacking Defenses
Intel’s new technology aims to more accurately detect malware regardless of the malicious code’s obfuscation techniques.
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During Market Boom, Monero Cryptojacking Fell for First Time Since 2018
New research from Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 tracks the rise and fall of illicit XMR mining in the cloud.
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Most Attacks on Cybersecurity Firm’s Decoy Servers Aimed at Mining Crypto: Report
Of the 16,371 attacks on Aqua Security's decoy servers over the last year, 95% were aimed at mining cryptocurrency through deploying malicious programs.
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Los Alamos Scientists Develop AI to Fight Cryptojacking
Their neural network works faster and more reliably than non-AI systems, researchers said.
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An AWS Virtual Machine Is Infected With Mining Malware. There Could Be Others
A monero mining script has been embedded in a public instance of an AWS virtual machine. How many others are similarly infected?
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BlackBerry and Intel Tackle Cryptojacking Malware With New Detection Tool
BlackBerry and Intel are hoping to halt cryptojacking attempts on Intel's commercial PCs with a new mining malware detection tool.
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EU Supercomputers Hijacked From COVID-19 Research to Mine Cryptocurrency
A number of supercomputers programmed to search for a vaccine for the coronavirus were remotely hijacked last week using stolen credentials.
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