Displaying items by tag: Cryptojacking

Global cyber security vendor Sophos claims a cryptominer known as MrbMiner that infects database servers is being managed from a small software company in Iran.

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A cryptojacking campaign, dubbed Beapy, which is primarily affecting enterprises in China, has been revealed by one security firm which has cautioned that the campaign “acts as a warning” to Australian enterprises to implement measures to guard against the threat.

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Online banking threats are of a higher concern than malware and cryptojacking, but despite the concerns Australians are still storing financial records or financial information such as tax file numbers and bank details on their digital devices, according to a new security research report.

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018 11:30

Make A Wish foundation site hit by cryptojacking

Malicious attackers inserted a script to mine cryptocurrency into the website of the Make A Wish foundation, the security firm Trustwave says, an activity known as cryptojacking.

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Security firm Proofpoint has found that banking trojans and malware that steal credentials were the most prominent digital threats - nearly 94% - in the third quarter of 2018, based on analysis of its traffic.

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Instances of cryptojacking — where malicious actors use either malware or scripts within a website to surreptitiously mine for cryptocurrencies — have shown a marked fall since a peak in December 2017, according to statistics collated by the US security firm Symantec.

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Friday, 10 August 2018 10:01

Symantec fries an egg on a router

Global cyber security vendor Symantec has given a graphic demonstration of the risks of cryptojacking, generating enough heat from a router to fry an egg.

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Thursday, 02 August 2018 13:05

Brazil hit by Coinhive injection

Security vendor Trustwave has detected an outbreak of router-based cryptojacking in Brazil that is spreading to other parts of the world.

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Cyber criminals have come up with new malware sent in emails to attack cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, litecoin and ethereum.

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