Articles with tag: crypto mining

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Open source blogging platform Ghost affected by crypto mining malware

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 May 2020

Ghost, an open source blogging platform, has had its servers compromised by crypto miners as part of an extensive ransomware campaign.

Ghost, open source platform, blog, crypto mining malware, ransomware, Salt software, cybercriminals, cryptojacking, cryptocurrency, Monero

Crypto-mining malware campaigns still on the rise

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Sep 2019

Crypto-mining malware campaigns have climbed 29% from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019 according to McAfee Labs’ August 2019 Threats Report.

McAfee, crypto mining, malware, report, Monero, crypto jacking, PowerShel, vulnerabilities

Iran: Central Bank of Iran Governor to accept crypto mining

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jul 2019

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has declared that Iranian authorities are planning to authorise cryptocurrency mining.

Iran, crypto mining, Central Bank of Iran, governor, digital assets, cryptocurrency, national currency, gold, Bitcoin, government

Cryptocurrency exchanges targeted by new malware, CookieMiner

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Feb 2019

Palo Alto Networks researchers have discovered a malware, dubbed CookieMiner, which targets exchanges such as Binance, Coinbase, Poloniex, Bittrex, Bitstamp and MyEtherWallet.

Palo Alto Networks, Binance, Coinbase, Poloniex, Bittrex, Bitstamp, MyEtherWallet, CookieMiner, malware, crypto mining, fraud prevention

Crypto mining malware rose 71% in Q3 of 2018 alone, McAfee finds

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Dec 2018

A recent McAfee report has detailed the sharp rise of crypto mining malware over the past 12-months, with crypto mining malware rising 71% in Q3 of 2018.

Crypto mining, malware, McAfee, report, cryptojacking, cryptocurrency

Bitfury raises USD 80 mln to expand mining business

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Nov 2018

Bitfury Group, a cryptocurrency mining technology company, has just closed an USD 80 million funding round led by venture capital company Korelya Capital.

Bitfury Group, crypto mining, Bitcoin mining, funding round, cryptocurrency, blockchain, chips

Crypto mining businesses to become popular in Russia

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Aug 2018

The number of businesses operating mining facilities in Russia has increased in 2018, as more Russians own cryptocurrency, according to Bitcoin News.

crypto mining, cryptocurrency, fintech, tokens, study, statistics, Russian Federation, blockchain

Apple to set new rules that ban creation of cryptocurrency mining

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Jun 2018

Apple has created new rules for app developers that ban the creation of cryptocurrency mining services on mobile devices.

Apple, cryptocurrency, crypto mining

A new malware that steals data found - Zyklon

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Jan 2018

A new spam campaign has been launched that involves hackers using new Microsoft Office vulnerabilities to spread a potent backdoor malware called Zyklon.

Zyklon, malware, crypto mining, stolen data, DDoS, online security, cybersecurity, fraud prevention, online security