Category: Monero

415,000 routers infected by cryptomining malware – Prime target MikroTik

By Waqas According to a new report, around 415,000 routers throughout the world are infected with malware having the potential to steal computer resources and discreetly mine for the cryptocurrency. The campaign is an active one and it primarily targets Mikro…

Remove Mysearchency Browser Hijacker

The Mysearchency hijacker can infect victims by using various methods depending on the target group. We anticipate that most of the popular methods will be used in the ongoing attacks. So far the reported infections are low in number which doesn’t give out th…

Pulling Linux Rabbit/Rabbot Malware out of a Hat

OverviewCyber threat researchers from Anomali Labs have discovered a new malware, called “Linux Rabbit,” that targeted Linux servers and Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices in a campaign that began in August 2018 and continued until October 2018. The…

Will Google’s Chrome Update Put an End to Online Ad Abuse?

Google has taken another positive step toward making the Internet a safer place with the launch of Chrome 71. Building on the ad-blocking measures introduced in Chrome 64 and 68, which prevented sites from opening new tabs or windows if they were reported for…

415,000 routers worldwide reportedly infected with cryptojacking malware

Even though there is a fix ready to prevent the threat of a cryptojacking malware discovered in Brazil earlier this year, the rapid growth of infection caused by the malware shows that not many users have installed the patch. The post 415,000 routers worldwid…

Hide ‘N Seek Botnet expands | Avast

Written by Adolf Středa and Jan Neduchal The post Hide ‘N Seek Botnet expands | Avast appeared first on Security Boulevard.

415,000 routers worldwide hijacked to secretly mine cryptocurrency

Researchers have discovered over 415,000 routers across the globe have been infected with malware designed to steal their computing power and secretly mine cryptocurrency. The attack, which is still ongoing, affects MikroTik routers in particular. For the rec…