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Cybersecurity researchers said "KyberCibule" covertly mines for privacy coin monero and could also steal victims' passwords and divert crypto funds.
Using forked code from Loki malware, Anubis can steal cryptocurrency wallet IDs, system info, credit card details and other information.
With custom domains and apps, advertising and a social media presence, the ElectroRAT malware operation targeting crypto wallets is extensive.
The attackers have apparently been targeting Microsoft SQL database servers to mine cryptocurrency for two years.
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.