Browsing the "Hacking" Tag

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Hackers Infect 50,000 Servers With Sophisticated Crypto Mining Malware

| Benedict Alibasa

Hackers have breached over 50,000 servers across the world to mine cryptocurrency using unusually sophisticated tools, according to a new report.

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Study Finds Most Ransomware Solutions Just Pay Out Crypto

| John Biggs

A study has found that most ransomware recovery services are actually just paying crypto ransoms to hackers.

New Crypto-Mining Malware Targeting Asian Firms With NSA Tools

| Yogita Khatri

A new form of malware discovered by Symantec is targeting enterprises using leaked NSA tools to infect networks and mine monero.

Student Gets 10-Year Jail Term for SIM-Swap Crypto Thefts Worth $7.5 Million

| Yogita Khatri

A 21-year-old student from the U.S. who stole over $7.5 million in cryptocurrency via SIM-swap hacks has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

North Korea Hacking Crypto Exchanges to Circumvent Sanctions: UN Panel

| Yogita Khatri

A U.N. Security Council panel has linked North Korea to millions lost in cryptocurrency hacks, Nikkei Asian Review reports.

Coinbase Just Paid a $30K Bounty for the Discovery of Critical Bug

| Daniel Palmer

San Francisco-based crypto exchange desk Coinbase has just forked out a $30,000 bounty to the finder of a critical bug in its systems.

Alleged SIM-Swap Crypto Thief Indicted for Hacking Over 50 US Victims

| Yogita Khatri

A 20-year-old man has been formally charged in a U.S. supreme court indictment over 52 cases of SIM-swap identity and crypto theft.

Suspect Behind $11 Million Crypto Theft Arrested in Europol-Led Operation

| Yogita Khatri

An investigation by Europol and other police agencies has led to the arrest of a British suspect allegedly behind a spate of crypto thefts.

Court Win for Bithumb Exchange in Case of Crypto Investor’s $355K Hack

| Daniel Palmer

A South Korean court has ruled in favor of the Bithumb cryptocurrency exchange after a user sued the firm over a $355,000 hack.

New Crypto Mining Malware Seen to ‘Evolve,’ Say Researchers

| Yogita Khatri

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”