Browsing the "Mining Malware" Tag

network, peer-to-peer

Hackers Infect 50,000 Servers With Sophisticated Crypto Mining Malware

| Benedict Alibasa

Hackers have breached over 50,000 servers across the world to mine cryptocurrency using unusually sophisticated tools, according to a new report.

New Crypto-Mining Malware Targeting Asian Firms With NSA Tools

| Yogita Khatri

A new form of malware discovered by Symantec is targeting enterprises using leaked NSA tools to infect networks and mine monero.

New Malware Targets Apple Mac Computers to Steal and Mine Cryptos

| Yogita Khatri

A recently discovered form of malware steals browser cookies and other information on Apple Mac computers to steal cryptocurrencies.

This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers

| Yogita Khatri

In an apparent first, a relatively new form of malware uninstalls security programs to avoid detection and mine crypto on cloud servers.

Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of All Monero, Says Research

| Yogita Khatri

Hackers have mined at least 4.32 percent of the total monero in circulation, worth nearly $40 million today, according to new research.

McAfee: Crypto-Mining Malware Grew By Over 4,000 Percent in 2018

| Yogita Khatri

Instances of crypto-mining malware increased by a whopping 4,467 percent this year, according to research from McAfee.

New Crypto Mining Malware Seen to ‘Evolve,’ Say Researchers

| Yogita Khatri

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”

Google Moves to Protect Chrome Users From Cryptojacking and Hacks

| Daniel Palmer

Google is bringing in stricter rules for Chrome extension developers, a move should reduce the risk of crypto hacks and mining malware.

Novel Botnet Hunts Down and Destroys Crypto Mining Malware

| Daniel Palmer

A newly discovered botnet is seeking out and removing crypto-mining malware, but why it has been created is still unknown.

30% of UK Firms Hit by Crypto Mining Malware in a Month: Survey

| Daniel Palmer

Almost a third of U.K. businesses said they had been hit by cryptocurrency mining malware within the previous month, according to new research.