Tag: cryptocurrency mining

miner malware

Miner Malware Uses Multiple Propagation Methods to Infect Windows Machines and to Drop Monero...

A miner malware that uses a number of techniques that includes EternalBlue, Powershell abuse, pass-the-hash technique, Windows admin tools, and brute force...
brute-force attack

New Hacking Group Outlaw Distributing Botnet to Scan The Network & Perform Cryptocurrency-Mining &...

A new hacking group called Outlaw distributing powerful botnet in order to perform the network scanning crypto-mining operation, a brute-force attack on vulnerable systems. This new threat...
SSH Service

Cryptocurrency-Mining Botnet Attack SSH Service Running IoT Devices

Newly discovered cryptocurrency mining bot targeting the Internet of Things (IoT) devices which contain SSH service and  IoT-related ports, including 22, 2222, and 502. Cryptocurrency-mining...
Russian Scientists arrested

Russian Scientists arrested for using Secret Nuclear Weapons Lab Supercomputer to Mine Bitcoin

Russian Scientists arrested for using All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics supercomputers to mine bitcoins secretly. The institute was located in the city of...
cryptocurrency mining

More than 30 million people have been Affected with Biggest Cryptocurrency Mining Attack

Security researchers from Palo Alto Networks detected a large-scale cryptocurrency mining operation than last for more than 4 months. Researchers believe it impacted more...

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