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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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In Baltimore, it’s not business as usual. The city has been under attack from cybercriminals who infiltrated the city’s system over a week ago. A week later, the hackers are still resolute that they must receive over $76,000 in Bitcoin (BTC) as ransom. The unknown attackers took control of the city’s systems onRead More →

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Hackers are trying a novel approach to extort developers of some money. Ransomware, a type of attack where hackers infect computers, encrypt their content, and ask for money in exchange for a decryption key that will restore their data, has been around for years. This new attack is a little differentRead More →