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Researchers Find Monero Mining Malware That Hides From Task Manager

Cybersecurity company Varonis has discovered a new cryptojacking virus, dubbed “Norman,” that aims to mine the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) and evade detection. Varonis published a report about Norman on Aug.14. According to the report, Varonis found Norman as one of many cryptojacking viruses deployed in an attack that infected machines

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Monero (XMR) susceptible To Developer Centralization, Dumps 7.6%

Monero (XMR) is down 7.6 percent week-to-dateThe privacy-centric network prone to developer centralizationIn their quest for complete decentralization, Monero, as a blockchain network, has suffered massive drops in hash rate. That follow several upgrades with the sole objective sidelining ASIC miners. Even so, with this, the system is more reliant

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Monero Discloses Bug Allowing XMR to be Stolen from Exchanges

Several security vulnerabilities have been disclosed by Monero, including one that could have been exploited to steal xmr from exchanges, reports on the breach disclosure platform HackerOne revealed on July 3.The vulnerability theoretically enabled attackers to send counterfeit xmr to an exchange. Once the fraudster’s account was credited, they could then convert it into

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Scary Monero Flaw Patched to Kill Crypto Exchange Theft Threat

Monero developers have revealed nine security flaws, and one of them can be exploited to steal XMR from cryptocurrency exchanges.Two critical Monero bugs discovered“By mining a specially crafted block, that still passes daemon verification an attacker can create a miner transaction that appears to the wallet to include sum of

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BlackSquid Malware Infects Servers to Install Monero Cryptojacking Software

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro announced that it found a malware dubbed BlackSquid that infects web servers employing eight different security exploits and installs mining software. The findings were announced in a blog post published on June 3.Per the report, the malware targets web servers, network drives and removable drives

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