Monero

MrBitcoin November 14, 2018

McAfee Labs has announced the discovery of WebCobra, a Russian coin mining malware which explores victim’s computing power. Security researcher Kapil Khade also found that a correlation between the prevalence of miner malware and changes in the price of Monero (XMR). McAfee Labs Says Crypto Miner Malware Follows Price of Monero The threat research division of McAfee, […]

MrBitcoin November 8, 2018

Four “young” hackers have been arrested in a cryptojacking case involving over 6,000 computers in what is allegedly South Korea’s “first” known case of its kind, Korean English-language news outlet Aju Daily reports Nov. 8. Cryptojacking is the practice of using a computer’s processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies without the owner’s consent or knowledge. […]

MrBitcoin January 27, 2018

Internet monopolies are easy to manipulate it seems. Especially if they are ad revenue driven and don’t really care who or what is advertised. Both Google and Facebook have been a hotbed for scams, phishing websites and malware recently, especially those involving crypto mining. Cyber security researchers Trend Micro have discovered a surge in Coinhive […]

MrBitcoin January 10, 2018

Nikita Blows · January 10, 2018 · 8:00 am A security firm has found evidence that North Korea may be using mining software to obtain Monero and transfer it to a Pyongyang university. Running a regime while sidestepping pesky sanctions is an expensive endeavor and one that North Korea seems to have plenty of experience […]

MrBitcoin December 30, 2017

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