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Hackers behind cryptominer attacks are growing more and more ruthless. A cryptominer malware sample named WinstarNssmMiner has been tracked in 500,000 attacks in the past three days alone, earning the criminals $27,000, according to researchers. What makes the cryptominer so dangerous is the fact that post infection if a victim’sRead More →

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Hundreds of websites running on the Drupal content management system – including those of the San Diego Zoo as well as the National Labor Relations Board – were targeted by a malicious cryptomining campaign taking advantage of unpatched and recently revealed vulnerabilities. The attacks, which have impacted 400+ government andRead More →

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The IT security researchers at Fortinet have found a dangerous new malware that not only mines Monero cryptocurrency however also disables security features on the targeted Windows system – All of this, while it uses the NSA’s (National Security Agency) exploits.  EternalRomance & EternalBlue Exploits? For those who are not aware of these exploits,Read More →

One hard fork later, there are now four new Monero projects. Privacy cryptocurrency Monero hard forked to version twelve of its protocol yesterday. But not everyone is on board. Following the example once set by Ethereum Classic, some users are continuing on the pre-hard fork Monero blockchain… though in this case notRead More →