5 Arrested in South Korea For Injecting Crypto Malware in 6,000 PCs

5 Arrested in South Korea For Injecting Crypto Malware in 6,000 PCs

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Five men in South Korea were arrested on Thursday for illicitly injecting crypto mining malware into more than 6,000 computers. Local police and the Korean National Police Agency Cyber Bureau said in an official statement that a group of five hackers led by a 24-year-old Kim Amu-gae released 32,435 emails containing…

PSA: Fake Flash Updates are Hiding Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

PSA: Fake Flash Updates are Hiding Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

Advertisement It has been discovered that fake Adobe Flash updates are being used to surreptitiously install cryptocurrency mining malware on computers and networks, creating severe losses in time, system performance, and power consumption for affected users. Cryptojacking Breaks New Ground While fake Flash updates that push malware have traditionally been easy to spot and avoid,…

Monero Launches Initiative to Combat Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

Monero Launches Initiative to Combat Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

Advertisement Earlier this week, the Monero (XMR) community announced the launch of a new website that aims to educate users on cleaning up crypto-jacking malware and ransomware. Easing Malware Victims’ Confusion and Frustration The ease of mining and privacy of Monero are standout features for the coin. However, the features attract bad actors who use the…