BitCoin Mining Malware is going geopolitical: Security researchers have recently discovered a newly-built and custom piece of malware that’s creating havoc across Asia for the past several months and is also capable of performing nefarious tasks, such as password theft, bitcoin mining, and even providing hackers with complete remote access
Cryptocurrency miners are most often aimed at Windows and browser users, but apparently no one is safe: neither Linux users, nor Mac users, even though cryptocurrency-mining malware targeting Mac machines is still a relatively rare occurrence. The first instance of such a malware was spotted back in 2011, when the
A Burpsuite plugin (BApp) to aid in the detection of scripts being loaded from over 3,200 malicious cryptocurrency mining domains (aka cryptojacking). Minesweeper will passively scan in-scope items looking for matches against more than three thousand known cryptojacking domains within the source of pages. Once discovered, an alert similar to
Based on instructions from President Vladimir Putin, Russia’s central bank prepared a bill for the regulation of сryptocurrencies and ICO’s which was then submitted to the Duma for approval on December 28th, 2017. The bill is expected to be adopted in March of this year and then finalized by July 1st, 2018.