cryptomining

To maximize their profits hackers are leveraging the computer power of as many devices as they possibly can. However, they must find ways to deliver the malicious crypto-miners on a large enough scale for it to be profitable. While the infamous Wannacry ransomware was publicized for taking advantage of theRead More →

crypto

Hackers hijacked Tesla’s cloud system to mine cryptocurrency as a recent report shows. This event marks yet another case of what is dubbed in the virtual currency realm “cryptojacking.” What Exactly Is ‘Cryptojacking’? Cryptojacking is a process where hackers deploy software that exploits a computer’s CPU to mine cryptocurrency. ThisRead More →

cryptobuzz

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 accessRead More →

mac malware

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 theRead More →