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Google Cloud Adds Crypto Mining Malware Threat Detection Service
The company's new Virtual Machine Threat Detection (VMTD) will be able to identify threats from coin mining, data exfiltration and ransomware.
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Monero-Mining Malware 'Crackonosh' Has Infected 222K Computers, Researchers Find
The virus has yielded over $2 million worth of XMR for its authors, security firm Avast said in a Thursday report.
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This Elusive Malware Has Been Targeting Crypto Wallets for a Year
With custom domains and apps, advertising and a social media presence, the ElectroRAT malware operation targeting crypto wallets is extensive.
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Newly Discovered Malware Has Arsenal of Tricks to Help It Steal Crypto
Cybersecurity researchers said "KyberCibule" covertly mines for privacy coin monero and could also steal victims' passwords and divert crypto funds.
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New Malware Spotted in the Wild That Puts Cryptocurrency Wallets at Risk
Using forked code from Loki malware, Anubis can steal cryptocurrency wallet IDs, system info, credit card details and other information.
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Thousands of Microsoft Servers Infected by Crypto-Mining Botnet Since 2018, Says Report
The attackers have apparently been targeting Microsoft SQL database servers to mine cryptocurrency for two years.
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Monero Hacker Group 'Outlaw' Is Back and Targeting American Business: Report
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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MARKETS DAILY: Crypto Bears Circle While Hackers Rethink Their Malware Strategy
No lions or tigers, just bears. Here's CoinDesk Markets Daily with Adam B. Levine and Brad Keoun.
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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.
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New Mac Malware Hides in Memory and Masquerades as a Crypto App
A new form of malware is almost invisible to anti-virus software.
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