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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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Another Crypto Exchange is Dropping Privacy Coin Monero Over Compliance Risk

"As a licenced exchange, BitBay has to follow the market standards. Compliance with market standards and regulations allows us to provide our clients with legal security and convenience of using the exchange, with the participation of a friendly banking system and the availability of payment operators," BitBay said. Source

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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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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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