Cryptocurrency-hijacking malware ‘Clipper’ discovered on Google’s Play Store

Google Play has once again caused security concerns in the cryptocurrency community, with the discovery of a Malware named “Clipper,” making the rounds on the application store. “Clipper” was first seen in an impersonation of MetaMask, a full-browser extension that allows a web-browser to run Ethereum applications without the full […]

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New Instance of Monero Malware Sees Cryptojackers Target Linux Users

More cryptocurrency mining malware continues to target major corporations, hijacking victims to mine altcoin Monero (XMR), new research warned on Feb. 5. Findings from the Special Ops team at United States cybersecurity company JASK reveal a modified version of trojan Shellbot has become increasingly prevalent since its debut in November […]

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Report Finds Cryptojacking Still a Threat, but for How Long?

A new report from the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) examines the unauthorized use of computers to mine cryptocurrencies, otherwise known as cryptojacking. It’s a phenomenon that has grown rapidly since 2017, but with the fall of crypto markets, it’s unclear whether the trend will continue. Also see: Russia Substantially Amends Draft […]

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Report: North Korea to Hold a Crypto Conference

North Korea is reportedly planning to hold a conference devoted to blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies. The event, said to have been scheduled to take place in October, is expected to bring experts from around the world who will meet representatives of North Korean enterprises.     Also read: China Escalates Crackdown, […]

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Citrix Survey: More Than Half of UK Companies Hit by Cryptojacking Malware at Some Point

As much as 59 percent of U.K. companies have been affected by cryptojacking malware at some point. Roughly half of those cases took place in the previous month, news outlet Internet of Business reports August 15, citing a research commissioned by Citrix. According to Internet of Business, the research, commissioned […]

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The Daily: Hackers in High Demand, China Hires Cryptographer

Traders in the US, Russia and China are the most common victims of cyberattacks targeting cryptocurrency exchanges as you’ll discover in this edition of The Daily. Another study has found that the demand for services provided by hackers is much higher than what’s currently on offer. The same can be […]

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Kaspersky Lab: $10 Mln in Ethereum Stolen Over Past Year via Social Engineering Tricks

Kaspersky Lab’s security experts have found that cyber criminals were able to steal more than 21,000 in Ethereum (ETH) (worth around $10 million) through social engineering schemes over the past year, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reports Thursday, July 12. According to a July 9 report, cyber criminals have triggered more than […]

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