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PayPal Wins Patent for Way to Defend Against Crypto Ransomware
Online payments giant PayPal has been awarded a patent for a technique that could detect a type of crypto malware and mitigate its effects.
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Fake MetaMask App on Google Play Store Hosted Crypto Malware
Ethereum dapp service MetaMask was targeted by crypto-stealing malware found on Google's Play Store.
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Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of All Monero, Says Research
Hackers have mined at least 4.32 percent of the total monero in circulation, worth nearly $40 million today, according to new research.
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Crypto Price Tracker Poses Malware Threat for Macs: Report
A legitimate-looking cryptocurrency price tracker app may also be monitoring users' keystrokes, according to Malwarebytes.
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Fake Cheat for Popular Game Fortnite Hides Bitcoin-Targeting Malware
A supposed cheat for the massively popular video game Fortnite turns out to be malware designed to steal bitcoin wallet login details.
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1 Million Computers Hacked to Mine $2 Million-Worth of Cryptos
Hackers reportedly reaped more than $2 million in different cryptocurrencies after spreading malware across computers in China.
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Internet Cafes Hacked to Mine $800k in Siacoin Cryptocurrency
A group of hackers have allegedly colluded with computer maintenance firms in China to place malware on internet cafe computers to mine cryptos.
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New Strain of Malware Hijacks Apple Macs to Mine Monero
A monero cryptominer based on XMRig is hijacking Macs, causing high CPU and fan usage.
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A New Facebook Messenger Malware Is Targeting Crypto Users
FacexWorm, a malicious Chrome extension, has been recast to target cryptocurrency exchanges.
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Monero Mining Malware Attack Linked to Egyptian Telecom Giant
Thousands of devices allegedly affected by malware across Egypt, Turkey and Syria.
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