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Microsoft Store Boots out Eight Apps Running Coinhive Monero Mining Scripts

Microsoft Store Boots out Eight Apps Running Coinhive Monero Mining Scripts February 24, 2019 by Akshay Makadiya Cybersecurity firm Symantec Corporation has issued a warning after spotting clandestine crypto mining activity on a number of Windows 10 applications hosted on the Microsoft Store. Following Symantec’s alert, these apps have been booted

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Research Warns ‘Familiar’ Monero Mining Malware Is Infecting Windows Systems

A new hacking tool is propagating throughout the online community in an attempt to install cryptocurrency mining malware, researchers at security intelligence firm Trend Micro confirmed in a blog post on Feb. 20.Detected at the end of January, the tool is a combination of extant threats which previously targeted Microsoft

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New Instance of Monero Malware Sees Cryptojackers Target Linux Users

More cryptocurrency mining malware continues to target major corporations, hijacking victims to mine altcoin Monero (XMR), new research warned on Feb. 5.Findings from the Special Ops team at United States cybersecurity company JASK reveal a modified version of trojan Shellbot has become increasingly prevalent since its debut in November last

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Rocke Malware | Sneaky Monero Miner Can Disable Cloud Security

There is a new malware out there to watch out for. Dubbed the Rocke Malware, this form of cryptojacking has the ability to disable cloud security software so as to illicitly mine for Monero (XMR) undetected. Rocke Malware Discovered Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks is the team behind the worrying discovery. It published

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