cryptojacking

Microsoft
8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store
Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.
Microsoft

virus 3d
New Crypto Mining Malware Seen to 'Evolve,' Say Researchers
Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”
virus 3d

ddosmining
Botnets Are Being Repurposed for Crypto Mining Malware: Kaspersky
A security bulletin released by Kaspersky Labs states that botnets are increasingly being used to distribute illicit crypto mining software.
ddosmining

mining
Report Finds Cryptojacking Instances Jumped 400% In A Year
A report by a group of cybersecurity researchers found that cryptojacking instances jumped more than 400 percent in a year.
mining

Europol
Europol Warns of Crypto Hacks and Mining Malware in Latest Report
Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks and mining malware in a new report.
Europol

stone buddha
Cryptojacking Scripts Found on Local Indian Government Sites
Municipal government websites in Andhra Pradesh are running cryptojacking scripts, a group of security researchers found earlier this month.
stone buddha

firefox
Firefox Plans to Block Crypto Mining Malware in Future Releases
Mozilla Firefox intends to add a function to block cryptomining scripts on websites by default in one of its upcoming releases.
firefox

red flags
Crypto Mining Attacks Soar in First Half of 2018
Instances of crypto-mining malware jumped by almost 1,000 percent in the year up to June 2018, according to a Trend Micro report.
red flags

steam
Steam Yanks Game From Marketplace Over Crypto Mining Allegations
Video game marketplace Steam removed an alleged crypto miner from its platform Monday amid user complaints.
steam

Infected network
New Crypto Mining Malware Targeting Corporate Networks, Says Kaspersky
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have uncovered a new form of cryptojacking malware targeting corporations in multiple countries.
Infected network