Browsing the "Malware" Tag

New Malware Swaps Out Crypto Wallet Addresses as You Type Them

| John Biggs

A newly discovered piece of malware can secretly steal your crypto wallets and passwords.

‘Panda’ Crypto Malware Group Has Nabbed $100K in Monero Since 2018

| Daniel Palmer

Cisco Talos has identified a group behind a spate of cryptocurrency-mining malware attacks targeting enterprise networks globally.

Cryptomining Malware Targets Back-to-School Students With Fake Textbooks

| John Biggs

Security experts have found thousands of pieces of malware on ebook download sites.

New Crypto-Stealing Ransomware Targets Fortnite Players

| John Biggs

A new ransomware masquerades as a Fortnite cheat and asks victims to pay up in crypto.

New Malware Miner Sneakily Hides When Task Manager Is Open

| Daniel Palmer

Meet "Norman" – a new variant of monero-mining malware that employs crafty tricks to avoid being spotted.

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Bitcoin Ransomware That Infiltrated 100 US Enterprises Spreads to China

| Daniel Kuhn

Bounties demanded by the Ryuk hackers reach upwards of $5 million to be paid in bitcoin, according to the FBI.

New Monero Botnet Looks Like Last Year’s Outlaw Attack

| Daniel Kuhn

A rogue botnet uses a brute force attack and Secure Shell (SSH) exploit to give the attackers remote access to victim’s systems in order to mine…

Malware Crypto Ransoms Rose By Almost 90% in Q1: Report

| Daniel Palmer

The average payout for ransomware attacks rose dramatically in the first quarter of 2019 – largely due to one variant called Ryuk.

PayPal Wins Patent for Way to Defend Against Crypto Ransomware

| Yogita Khatri

Online payments giant PayPal has been awarded a patent for a technique that could detect a type of crypto malware and mitigate its effects.

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.