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# Cryptojacking News

February 12, 2019 by at Blockchain, Mining, News, Tech
Mozilla, the non-profit organization behind the Firefox web browser, is ready to make life unbearable for crypto jackers as it has announced plans to add cryptocurrency mining and fingerprinting blocking functionality to the Firefox browser. This according to a BleepingComputer report on February 5, 2019. Tackling Cryptojacking As reported, a considerable...
January 14, 2019 by at Crime, Mining, News, Tech
A new method for stealing cryptocurrencies involves using a downloadable movie file as bait, and it is also being utilized to mine cryptocurrency and manipulate Google results. In addition, the virus also attempts to steal cryptocurrency through Wikipedia donations according to security researcher "@0xffff08000" on January 10, 2019. Risky Business One...
November 30, 2018 by at Altcoins, Business, Finance, News, Tech
The growing popularity of cryptocurrencies has forced cybercriminals to invest resources in the development of more robust mining technologies to replace the typical ransomware Trojans, reports Kaspersky Lab’s cyber threat research arm Securelist, November 28, 2018. Cryptojacking Almost as Famous as Ransomware Attacks A cybersecurity bulletin titled “Story of the...
November 16, 2018 by at Blockchain, Crime, Finance, Mining, News, Platform
A report submitted by McAfee researchers on November 12, 2018, claims that a new crypto mining malware capable of mining different cryptocurrencies depending on the host’s system is on the loose. Russian Malware Attacks Global Networks Crypto-jacking malware and its attack vectors are becoming more efficient by the day. A...
November 15, 2018 by at Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Mining, News
Kaspersky Lab’s cyber threat and research arm Securelist published a report on November 13, 2018, which provides details on the rising trend of cyber attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges in Q3 2018. The report also mentions prominent cyber attack groups including Lazarus as well as observing massive growth in crypto mining...
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