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macOS Malware of North Korean Lazarus Group Detected on Crypto Platform

A new macOS malware has surfaced recently, with low threat detection rate, that digital security researchers think is allegedly created by the Lazarus Group, a cybercrime group based in North Korea with a long history of crypto hacking.The malware was disguised on a cryptocurrency trading platform website called ‘unioncrypto.vip’ and

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Researchers Detect New North Korea-Linked MacOS Malware on Crypto Trading Site

Security researchers have discovered a new cryptocurrency-related macOS malware believed to be the product of North Korean hackers at the Lazarus Group.As tech-focused publication Bleeping Computer reported on Dec. 4, malware researcher Dinesh Devadoss encountered a malicious software on a website called “unioncrypto.vip,” that advertised a “smart cryptocurrency arbitrage

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Security Firm ESET: Hackers Distribute Monero Cryptojacking Malware on YouTube

A recent report published by ESET, a cybersecurity company, has revealed the modus operandi of the Stantinko botnet, which has been distributing a Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency mining module through YouTube without the users’ knowledge or consent (cryptojacking).According to the report, the hackers have been installing malware content on YouTube channels

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Cyber Criminals Are Using YouTube To Install Cryptojacking Malware

Slovakian software security firm Eset has uncovered that cyber criminals behind the Stantinko botnet have been distributing a Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency mining module via Youtube.On Nov. 26, the major antivirus software supplier Eset reported that the Stantinko botnet operators have expanded their criminal reach from click fraud, ad injection,

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New Crypto-Stealing Malware Infected 80,000 Computers, Microsoft Says

The Microsoft Defender ATP research team shares insights on a new cryptocurrency-stealing malware variant that has infected close to 80,000 computers.On Nov. 26, Microsoft security analysts revealed that the malware, called Dexphot, had already infected close to 80,000 devices since October 2018, reaching its peak in the month of

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Monero Details Website Malware Breach that Steals Cryptocurrency

A Reddit post made on November 19th by Monero’s core development team details that the software on the company’s official website was temporarily compromised and then programmed to steal cryptocurrency.Monero (XMR), an open source cryptocurrency created in 2014, notified its users about the breach and posted a security warning on

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Malware on Official Monero Website Can Steal Crypto: Investigator

The software available for download on Monero’s (XMR) official website was compromised to steal cryptocurrency, according to a Nov. 19 Reddit post published by the coin’s core development team.The command-line interface (CLI) tools available at getmonero.org may have been compromised over the last 24 hours. In the announcement, the

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Security Analysts: New Crypto Mining Malware for Linux Was Discovered

Cybercriminals are now exploring new platforms and ways to carry out crypto mining attacks using malicious software (also known as cryptojacking), along with ways to keep the malware undetected.One of such malware attacks has recently been identified by two threat-analysts. Skidmap, a new Linux malware, is not only capable of

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