Malware

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Targets Australians via SMS

2 weeks ago 7ring 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

3 weeks ago 7ring 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