Articles with tag like: Cryptojacking

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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

Varonis researchers discover Monero mining malware

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Aug 2019

Cybersecurity company Varonis has discovered ‘Norman’, a new cryptojacking virus that aims to mine the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) and evade detection.

Monero, mining, malware, Cryptojacking, cryptocurrency, hackers, cybercriminals, fraud, dark web, digital assets, Varonisv

Coinhive to shut down operations in March

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Feb 2019

Cryptocurrency mining service Coinhive has announced that it is shutting down its operations, as the project has reportedly become economically inviable.

cryptocurrency, mining, Coinhive, Cryptojacking, hard fork, digital currency, hackers, fraud

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

Kaspersky Lab: cryptojacking cases risen 400 percent in 2018

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Dec 2018

Russia-based cyber-security company Kaspersky Lab has released data that cryptojacking cases have risen 400% in 2018, representing 13 million incidents.

Kaspersky Lab, Cryptojacking, cryptocurrency, fraud, funds, wallets, mining, digital currencies, ransomware, Russia

Local Indian government sites targeted by cryptojacking

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Sep 2018

Some local Indian government websites have been running crypto mining scripts without their owners’ knowledge.

Cryptojacking, cyberattack, cryptomining, ransomware, online security, cybercriminal, India

Cryptojacking - the preferred alternative to ransomware attacks, report shows

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Jun 2018

Cryptojacking, a form of cyberattack in which hackers hijack the infected system’s processing power to mine cryptocurrency, is fast emerging as an alternative to ransomware.

Cryptojacking, cyberattack, cryptomining, ransomware, JavaScript, online security, cybercriminal