Malware

ISPs Caught Deploying the Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on ISPs Caught Deploying the Cryptocurrency Mining Malware
Cryptocurrencies are booming lately! And that’s something very easy to get since they provide the users with a variety of benefits including the absence of middleman during transactions, and the anonymity of deals. This is why it is more and more common to see people making use of trading, although without a doubt this also Read More

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Targets Australians via SMS

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Targets Australians via SMS
Security Australians have increasingly become the target of an SMS-based bitcoin mining scam. The scam entices users with fictional free bitcoins that supposedly can be located at two shortened URLs; however, if visited, the USR will hijack that user’s computing power for the purpose of mining cryptocurrency on behalf of the scammers. Also Read: Samsung Builds Read More

Cryptoshuffler Proves Bitcoin Owners Susceptible to Malware, Steals $150,000

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Cryptoshuffler Proves Bitcoin Owners Susceptible to Malware, Steals $150,000
With the price of cryptocurrencies shooting up, the incidence of sophisticated malware and trojans has increased. The latest trojan, Cryptoshuffler, has managed to steal Bitcoins worth $150,000 so far. Simple modus operandi The modus operandi of CryptoShuffler is very simple – It strikes when a user copies a Bitcoin address onto the clipboard, presumably to Read More