Ransomware

With ransomware attacks up 200% in the last two years, CryptoBuzz looks at some of the methods bad actors are employing and how to avoid them. The last two years have witnessed a real uptick in crypto-centric ransomware attacks. Not only are bad actors becoming more refined, but they areRead 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 →