crypto

A 19-year-old completely self-taught hacker from Argentina has just been recognized as the first bug bounty hacker to earn more than $1 million in bounty payout awards, according to HackerOne. Santiago Lopez, the hacker, who uses the handle @try_to_hack, has been discovering and disclosing vulnerabilities through HackerOne’s bug bounty program since 2015.Read More →

cryptomining

An application pretending to be DApp MetaMask contained malware that aimed to steal coins by replacing wallet addresses. Decentralized application (DApp) MetaMask is facing new problems from cryptocurrency scammers after malware impersonating the tool appeared on Google Play, cybersecurity company Eset reported Feb. 9. The malware, which replaces computer clipboard info in an attempt to stealRead More →

Ransomware

We have been tracking a prolific malvertising campaign for several weeks and captured a variety of payloads, including several stealers. One that we initially identified as Arkei turned out to be Vidar, a new piece of malware recently analyzed in detail by Fumik0_ in his post: Let’s dig into Vidar – An ArkeiRead More →