Blockchain & Digital Currencies

Latest updates on blockchain, the technology that underpins bitcoin and most digital currencies and it’s impact on the Cybersecurity Community.

Linux Rabbit and Rabbot Malware Leveraged to Install Cryptominers

Linux Rabbit and Rabbot Malware Leveraged to Install Cryptominers

Digital attackers used new malware called “Linux Rabbit” and “Rabbot” to install cryptominers on targeted devices and servers. In August 2018, researchers at Anomali Labs came across a campaign where Linux Rabbit ...
Hide ‘N Seek Botnet expands | Avast

Hide ‘N Seek Botnet expands | Avast

Written by Adolf Středa and Jan Neduchal ...

Read All About It: The Breaches That Won’t Make the Headlines

It’s been a busy few months for those tracking cybersecurity breaches. Considering that this quarter alone has seen headlines for British Airways identifying additional victims behind its already significant breach, Facebook’s massive ...

SIM swap! Man charged after million dollar cryptocurrency theft

Prosecutors believe 21-year-old Manhattan resident Nicholas Truglia targeted the cellphones of the rich in SIM-swapping attacks. The post SIM swap! Man charged after million dollar cryptocurrency theft appeared first on The State ...
Malaysia’s Largest Media Company Allegedly Suffers Ransomware Attack

Malaysia’s Largest Media Company Allegedly Suffers Ransomware Attack

Malaysia’s largest media company allegedly suffered a ransomware attack that affected its ability to use its in-house email system. Anonymous sources told The Edge Financial Daily that ransomware attackers struck Media Prima ...
Hackers infect Malaysia’s largest media company with ransomware, then demand $6.45 million

Hackers infect Malaysia’s largest media company with ransomware, then demand $6.45 million

Media Prima Berhad, Malaysia’s leading media company, has been hit with a ransomware attack followed by a whopping $6.45 million demand for the decryption keys. Anonymous sources from within the company told ...
Hadoop YARN: An Assessment of the Attack Surface and Its Exploits

Hadoop YARN: An Assessment of the Attack Surface and Its Exploits

TL;DR Rate of Hadoop YARN exploits is slowing but still at a concerning 350,000 events per day 1065 servers are exposed and vulnerable The geographic spread of vulnerable servers and the targets ...
Android malware analysis - How fake Android cryptocurrency wallets work (NEO, Tether)

Don’t fall for fake NEO, Tether and MetaMask cryptocurrency wallets on Google Play

Fake cryptocurrency wallets continue to creep their way into Google’s application store for Android aficionados, as one researcher has recently discovered. Using his personal website, independent researcher Lukas Stefanko sounds the alarm ...

This photo should not exist

pin.it/fnnc4j6fjamugy Once we get past the creep factor of Nazi army uniforms, we see a communications team sending a secret message. They are using the legendary Enigma machine to encrypt the message ...
Chinese headmaster fired after setting up his own secret cryptomining rig at school

Chinese headmaster fired after setting up his own secret cryptomining rig at school

A Chinese headmaster has lost his job after it was discovered he was stealing the school’s electricity to power a secret cryptocurrency-mining rig. As the South China Morning Post reports, Lei Hua, ...
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