Category: Monero

Crypto Mining Attacks Up Nearly 1000% in First Half of 2018

Detected instances of cryptojacking – the unauthorized commandeering of computer resources to mine cryptocurrencies – went up nearly 1000% in the first six months of 2018. This is one of the insights presented in the Trend Micro midyear roundup report titled …

Cryptojacking isn’t a path to riches – payout is a lousy $5.80 a day

Hackers shouldn’t quit their day scams if they want to eat Cryptojacking, the hijacking of computing resources to mine cryptocurrency, turns out to be both relatively widespread and not particularly profitable, according to a paper published by code boffins f…

Detect Hosts Targeting Apache Struts Vulnerability CVE-2018-11776

What is Apache Struts and vulnerability CVE-2018-11776. Apache Struts is a free and open-source framework used to build Java web applications. On Wednesday, August 22, 2018, the Apache Foundation released a security bulletin for a critical vulnerability in th…

Rocke: The Champion of Monero Miners

This post was authored by David Liebenberg. Summary Cryptocurrency miners are becoming an increasingly significant part of the threat landscape. These malicious miners steal CPU cycles from compromised…

Rocke: The Champion of Monero Miners

This post was authored by David Liebenberg. Summary Cryptocurrency miners are becoming an increasingly significant part of the threat landscape. These malicious miners steal CPU cycles from compromised devices to mine cryptocurrencies and bring in income for …

Remove Cortana.exe CryptoMiner Malware Completely

The Cortana.exe Miner malware can spread in a few ways. Third-party installer setups could have put a Trojan horse on your computer system via bundling. These installations typically arrive with freeware and application packages. Without you knowing, additive…

New LOL app OSX Crypto Mining Malware targeting users in China

#1227089: New LOL app OSX Crypto Mining Malware targeting users in China. Translated from Korean: https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.codetd.com%2Farticle%2F2819752&edit-text= background Recentl…