cryptojacking

Hackers are using cryptojacking malware as a cover for more serious attacks, according to a report published by security researchers at Microsoft. In a paper published by the tech company’s intelligence team, malicious actors are fronting attacks with cryptojacking scripts to present a decoy from more significant attacks, namely credential theft. TheRead More →

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Monero stands on its Peer To Peer (P2P) communication network. The network’s blockchain-aware computers—called nodes—share the information that powers Monero, such as node addresses, historical blockchain data, blocks as they are mined, and new transactions to be added to blocks. The nodes are identified using Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, though,Read More →

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There’s a good chance everyone who reads this story will have had some degree of interaction with a botnet we call MyKings (others call DarkCloud or Smominru), whether you know it or not. For the past couple of years, this botnet has been a persistent source of nuisance-grade opportunistic attacksRead More →

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French law enforcement authorities recently have been able to shut down a major Monero (XMR) cryptojacking operation. According to the Cybercrime Fighting Center (C3N), the malware, known as Retadup Monero, infected a total of 850,000 computers before the authorities could finally finish its activities by tricking it. As reported by BBC, the police teamRead More →