Cyber Criminals Netted $4.3B From Crypto-Related Crime in 2019: Study
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Cyber Criminals Netted $4.3B From Crypto-Related Crime in 2019: Study

btcethereumadmin - August 13, 2019

Cyber criminals have netted $4.3 billion from digital currency exchanges, investors and users in 2019, according to a CipherTrace report. Cyber criminals have netted $4.3 billion from…

XMR Cryptojacking Malware Smominru Updated, Now Targeting User Data
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XMR Cryptojacking Malware Smominru Updated, Now Targeting User Data

btcethereumadmin - August 10, 2019

Smominru, Monero-mining malware found on at least half a million computers, now also steals user data. Malware Smominru mines Monero (XMR) on at least half a million…

Researchers Discover New Cryptocurrency-Focused Trojan
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Researchers Discover New Cryptocurrency-Focused Trojan

btcethereumadmin - August 9, 2019

Computer analysts have found a new type of virus — a remote-access trojan — that targets cryptocurrency users. Computer analysts at cybersecurity firm Zscaler ThreatLabZ have found…

Coinbase Says It Prevented a Crafty Phishing Attack to Exfiltrate Keys
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Coinbase Says It Prevented a Crafty Phishing Attack to Exfiltrate Keys

btcethereumadmin - August 9, 2019

The security team at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has revealed how it countered a sophisticated phishing attack aiming to exfiltrate private keys and passwords. The security team at…

Report: Container Software Vulnerabilities On the Rise, Mining Malware is Fading Away
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Report: Container Software Vulnerabilities On the Rise, Mining Malware is Fading Away

btcethereumadmin - July 24, 2019

Cryptocurrency ransomware, botnets and backdoors seem to have replaced cryptocurrency mining malware as the tool of choice for cybercriminals. Cryptocurrency ransomware, botnets and backdoors seem to have…

Israeli Citizen Accused of Stealing Over $1.7 Million in Crypto
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Israeli Citizen Accused of Stealing Over $1.7 Million in Crypto

btcethereumadmin - July 19, 2019

A Tel Aviv resident has been arrested and accused of international phishing fraud, using a collection of websites to steal cryptocurrencies. Eliyahu Gigi, a 31-year-old from Tel…

Bitcoin Ransomware That Infiltrated 100 US Enterprises Spreads to China
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Bitcoin Ransomware That Infiltrated 100 US Enterprises Spreads to China

btcethereumadmin - July 18, 2019

A ransomware virus that has successfully infiltrated more than 100 government and private enterprises in the U.S. and internationally has been detected in China, according to a…

Researchers Uncover Threat of ‘Unusual’ Virtual Machine Crypto Mining
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Researchers Uncover Threat of ‘Unusual’ Virtual Machine Crypto Mining

btcethereumadmin - June 24, 2019

Cybersecurity firm ESET has detected what it describes as an unusual and persistent cryocurrency miner distributed for macOS and Windows since August 2018. Cybersecurity firm ESET has…

Report: Android Phishing Malware Impersonates Turkish Cryptocurrency Exchange
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Report: Android Phishing Malware Impersonates Turkish Cryptocurrency Exchange

btcethereumadmin - June 17, 2019

New Android malware sidesteps Google’s SMS permissions restrictions to get hold of two-factor authentication codes received via SMS. The cybersecurity company behind major antivirus software NOD32, ESET,…

New Monero Botnet Looks Like Last Year’s Outlaw Attack
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New Monero Botnet Looks Like Last Year’s Outlaw Attack

btcethereumadmin - June 14, 2019

There’s another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. Or maybe it’s one we’ve seen before. Bloggers steeped in the hacker-verse recently exposed a URL spreading a botnet…