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On the 3rd of August, a group of Brazilian systems were infected by a malicious software that targets a specific brand of routers for its nefarious activities. This was discovered by Simon Kenin, a TrustWave researcher who said that the router MicroTik is being targeted and over 200,000 routers were thenRead More →

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Privacy Coin Monero (XMR) successfully completes the first audit for its new “bulletproofs” protocol. In an official blog post back in December of last year, Monero announced its intentions to pursue including the bulletproofs mechanism into its protocol. They further stated that bulletproofs would lead to “massive space savings, better verification times,Read More →

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California-based blockchain and cryptocurrency security firm CipherTrace released its Q2 2018 report this month and noted the rise of cryptocurrency crime, money laundering, and other illicit activities. One particular item of note was that $1.3 billion has been laundered through cryptocurrency tools such as bitcoin tumblers and privacy-centric altcoins i.eRead More →

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Network attacks exploiting a recently patched Drupal vulnerability are attempting to drop Monero mining malware onto vulnerable systems.  Tracked as CVE-2018-7602 and considered a highly critical issue that could result in remote code execution, the vulnerability impacts Drupal’s versions Seven & Eight and was addressed in April this year. TheRead More →