Crypto-Mining Attacks Fell Sharply in 2019 but Ransomware Is Trending: Kaspersky
In the cat-and-mouse game between hackers and users, less-lucrative crypto-mining malware fell out of favor this year.
Using forked code from Loki malware, Anubis can steal cryptocurrency wallet IDs, system info, credit card details and other information.
The attackers have apparently been targeting Microsoft SQL database servers to mine cryptocurrency for two years.
Cybersecurity researchers said "KyberCibule" covertly mines for privacy coin monero and could also steal victims' passwords and divert crypto funds.
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.
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