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High Profile Twitter accounts hijacked to promote Cryptocurrency Scam

Multiple high-profile and verified Twitter accounts were hacked on Wednesday by Cybercriminals that used the official accounts to spread a Cryptocurrency scam. The post lures the followers of high-profile accounts to send payment to a BTC Address within 30 minutes and “as payback” they will have the money back double in value – a common...
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Inside Job – Coinsquare Data Theft Facilitated by Former Employee

Canada’s leading cryptocurrency platform hacked? Coinsquare is widely considered as Canada’s foremost platform for cryptocurrency exchange. The organization is one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency company for most known digital currencies. As a regulated exchange body of Canada’s FINTRAC (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre), Coinsquare was able to obtain a reliable and exclusive business...
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Typosquatting technique malware on RubyGems

RubyGems have discovered a new threat between February 16 to 25 of this year. As one of the known repositories of open source code for developers. The company announced that they were able to extract 700 malicious or rude codes as part of their malware detection program. The code, once included on a software package,...
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Bird Miner – New cryptomining scheme aimed at Apple Mac users

Stemming from several reports from several security researchers, there’s a new cryptominer called The Bird Miner. It targets Apple Mac systems through an ‘Ableton Live 10’ torrent. The music production software costs several hundred US dollars, so many people are on the look for cracked versions that they can download without paying a dime. However,...
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Two Crypto-Stealing apps on Google Play Store abused by hackers

Cyber-security researchers have just discovered two (2) malicious crypto-stealing apps in the Google Play store that have been downloaded over 1,000 times. The two fraudulent apps are “Trezor Mobile Wallet” and “Coin Wallet – Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Tether,” and security researchers note that both apps share an “overlap in code and interface.” The fake Trezor...
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Is your machine good for cryptomining or ransomware: This virus can decide

Ransomware and Cryptocurrency mining attacks have been very frequent since last year. Attacking not only unsuspecting individuals, but corporate systems as well. They share a few similarities and mostly engage in digital currencies. And like other malwares and hacking tools, they are also on the verge of evolving. These are both non-complex intrusions in nature...
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CryptoBot derived from famous malwares attacking asian countries

We detected a cryptobot malware that uses multiple propagation and infection methods to drop a Monero cryptocurrency miner onto as many systems and servers as possible. Initially observed in China in early 2019, the methods it previously used to infect networks involved accessing weak passwords and using pass-the-hash technique, Windows admin tools, and brute force...
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Crypto-stealing malware Vidar spreads via cloned cryptocurrency trading website

A malware researcher and a twitter user Fumik0_ has discovered a new website that is spreading crypto malware. This fake cryptocurrency trading website is masquerading as a legitimate service that delivers crypto-stealing malware trojan known as Vidar. This malware trojan is distributed through a site that impersonates CryptoHopper trading platform which allows users to build...
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Oracle WebLogic Server susceptible to malware hiding in Certificate Files

Security researchers discovered a security vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, and found to be actively exploited by cybercriminals to install cryptocurrency miners. This malware which was used in the attack hid in certificate files to avoid malware detection and later dropped miners for cryptocurrency known as Monero Miner. Tracked...
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Firefox exploits involves Remote Code Execution and CryptoJacking

The Mozilla Corporation has just patched a couple of zero-day weak points on its flagship browser – Firefox through two separate security updates. While the first zero-day flaw was described as a “remote code execution” vulnerability that enabled remote attackers to run a malicious code within the native process of the Firefox browser, the second...
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