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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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USD$2.5M worth of stolen CryptoCurrency from the latest SIM Swap Attacks

A man aged 20 from Dublin, was arrested and brought before the High Court on Thursday on foot of an extradition warrant. During a brief appearance, he indicated he understood the charges. He was remanded in custody until May 22. The US Attorney General for the Eastern State of Michigan said that their investigation had...
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EternalBlue and MimiKatz used to create Cryptobot Malware

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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BabyShark Malware Attacks Continues On Think Tanks and CryptoCurrencies

Last February 2019, Security researchers identified several spear phishing emails sent in November 2018 containing new malware that shares infrastructure with playbooks associated with North Korean campaigns. The spear phishing emails were written to appear as though they were sent from a nuclear security expert who currently works as a consultant for in the U.S....
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