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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 →

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Attackers are actively scanning for exposed Docker APIs on port 2375 and use them to deploy a malicious payload which drops a Dofloo Trojan variant, a malware known as a popular tool for building large scale botnets. The Dofloo (aka AESDDoS) malware was first detected in 2014 [1, 2, 3, 4] and it is known for allowingRead More →

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Base layer protocols: Base layer protocols are the peer-to-peer networks which form the basis of the Decentralized application (dApp) web. These base protocols are typically blockchains with an associated cryptocurrency coin secured by a consensus protocol where participants in the network decide collectively on the addition of new blocks toRead More →

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The researchers at a Israeli Cybersecurity firm recently found that Kingminer, a cryptojacking  malware is constantly upgrading it’s system to escape detection and increase chance of success. It will continue to update which will invariably make detection tougher. The malware’s prey are servers developed by Microsoft especially Internet Information ServicesRead More →