New “Norman” Malware Took Part in Large-Scale Cryptominer Infection

New “Norman” Malware Took Part in Large-Scale Cryptominer Infection

Researchers identified a large-scale cryptocurrency miner infection in which a new malware family called “Norman” took part. The Varonis Security Research team made the discovery while investigating a cryptominer infection at a ...
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Thousands of Magento Sites Infected with Card Skimming Code

Over the past six months, a group of hackers has managed to break into more than 7,000 Magento-based online shops and infected them with malicious code that steals payment card information from ...
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Researchers Uncover Massive Malvertising Operation

While analyzing recent drive-by download attacks, security researchers have uncovered a large malvertising operation that infiltrated the legitimate online ad ecosystem and abuses more than 10,000 compromised websites. Malicious advertising, or malvertising, ...
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‘Hidden Bee’ miner delivered via improved drive-by download toolkit

‘Hidden Bee’ miner delivered via improved drive-by download toolkit

Threat actors switch to the Hidden Bee miner as a payload for this unusual and complex drive-by download campaign. Categories: Exploits Threat analysis Tags: bootkitcryptominerdrive-by attackexploithidden beehidden bee minerMBR (Read more...) The ...
Gentoo Repository Compromised Due to Weak Admin Password

Gentoo Repository Compromised Due to Weak Admin Password

The Gentoo Linux project has finished investigating the hacking last week of its GitHub-hosted package repository, an incident that resulted in attackers distributing malicious code to users. The point of entry turned ...
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New Mac cryptominer uses XMRig

New Mac cryptominer uses XMRig

New Mac cryptominer malware is using the XMRig library to mine Monero on infected Macs. Categories: Mac Threat analysis Tags: ApplecryptominercryptominingmacMac cryptominerXMRig (Read more...) The post New Mac cryptominer uses XMRig appeared ...
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Attackers Deliver Cryptominer to PostgreSQL Servers as Scarlett Johansson Pic

Security researchers have come across an attack against PostgreSQL servers that installs cryptominer malware that’s hidden in a picture of actress Scarlett Johansson. The unusual attack was captured in a honeypot by ...
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New Mac cryptominer distributed via a MacUpdate hack

New Mac cryptominer distributed via a MacUpdate hack

A new Mac cryptocurrency miner, called OSX.CreativeUpdate, was being distributed from the MacUpdate website, in the guise of known apps such as Firefox. Categories: Mac Threat analysis Tags: cryptominercryptominingmacmac malwareMacUpdatePlatypus (Read more...) ...