Browsing the "Malware" Tag

Fake MetaMask App on Google Play Store Hosted Crypto Malware

| Yogita Khatri

Ethereum dapp service MetaMask was targeted by crypto-stealing malware found on Google's Play Store.

Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of All Monero, Says Research

| Yogita Khatri

Hackers have mined at least 4.32 percent of the total monero in circulation, worth nearly $40 million today, according to new research.

Crypto Price Tracker Poses Malware Threat for Macs: Report

| Nikhilesh De

A legitimate-looking cryptocurrency price tracker app may also be monitoring users' keystrokes, according to Malwarebytes.

Fake Cheat for Popular Game Fortnite Hides Bitcoin-Targeting Malware

| Daniel Palmer

A supposed cheat for the massively popular video game Fortnite turns out to be malware designed to steal bitcoin wallet login details.

1 Million Computers Hacked to Mine $2 Million-Worth of Cryptos

| Wolfie Zhao

Hackers reportedly reaped more than $2 million in different cryptocurrencies after spreading malware across computers in China.

Internet Cafes Hacked to Mine $800k in Siacoin Cryptocurrency

| Wolfie Zhao

A group of hackers have allegedly colluded with computer maintenance firms in China to place malware on internet cafe computers to mine cryptos.

New Strain of Malware Hijacks Apple Macs to Mine Monero

| Nikhilesh De

A monero cryptominer based on XMRig is hijacking Macs, causing high CPU and fan usage.

A New Facebook Messenger Malware Is Targeting Crypto Users

| Annaliese Milano

FacexWorm, a malicious Chrome extension, has been recast to target cryptocurrency exchanges.

Egypt

Monero Mining Malware Attack Linked to Egyptian Telecom Giant

| Leigh Cuen

Thousands of devices allegedly affected by malware across Egypt, Turkey and Syria.

Telegram Founder: Crypto Mining Malware Attack Isn’t Due to App Flaw

| Annaliese Milano

A cybersecurity firm says Telegram has been exploited for crypto mining by hackers, but the messaging app's founder says it is not to blame.