monero

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 →

cryptojacking

Security experts at Palo Alto Networks discovered a worm dubbed Graboid that spreads using Docker containers. Palo Alto Networks researchers discovered a new Monero miner with worm-able capabilities, dubbed Graboid, that spreads using Docker containers. Experts discovered that to target new systems, the Graboid worm periodically queries the C&C for vulnerable hosts, in this wayRead More →

crypto

Threat researchers have newly discovered malicious code in WAV audio files, code that hackers use to mine cryptocurrencies. Hackers earn thousand of dollars per month. On Oct. 19, researchers at BlackBerry Cylance, a software company that develops antivirus programs, reported the discovery of malicious code hidden within WAV audio files. ThisRead More →

crypto

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 →