Tag: mining malware

  • malware

    Research: Crypto Mining Malware Still Abundant Despite Market Decline

    Researchers at Kaspersky Labs have released a report stating that 2018 has been the year of the crypto-miners. Previous years were noted for ransomware or browser hijackers but this year has seen the biggest rise in mining malware designed to commandeer unsuspecting computers for their processing power. Most...

    Martin Young | November 29, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • malware

    “Dumb” Malware Targets Mac Crypto Miners

    Mac miners beware, black hats are attempting to infect machines with malware that has been dubbed “OSX.Dummy.” Dumb Malware Created to Trap Dumb Mac Users Crypto enthusiasts who access discussion channels using Slack, Discord and possibly other messaging platforms be forewarned that if using a Mac someone may be trying...

    John McMahon | July 4, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Industry

    Crypto Mining Malware Takes Over Amazon Fire Products

    Mining malware is everywhere today as more and more IoT devices move into our houses and workplaces, now there is one variant that can turn a TV into a crypto mining rig. Even TV’s are Getting Sick Now It has been reported that instances of mining virus malware...

    John McMahon | June 13, 2018 | 9:00 am
  • Crypto

    Internet Providers Caught Deploying Crypto Mining Malware

    If it wasn’t bad enough with hackers and dodgy websites trying to hijack your computer hardware to mine some crypto coins, ISPs have been discovered doing it also. Governments, or agencies closely linked to them, have been caught commandeering local internet connections in order to inject mining malware....

    Martin Young | March 10, 2018 | 8:00 am
  • security

    Telegram Messenger App Exploited by Mining Malware

    Yet another day brings yet another tale of woe about mining malware. Back in the day we had viruses and worms to worry about, and then came a surge of spyware, today the hackers want your computer to mine them more Monero. The latest victim is messenger app...

    Martin Young | February 14, 2018 | 3:10 am

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