Why is Malwarebytes blocking CoinHive?

Since September 19, the number two most frequently blocked website for our customers has been coinhive.com. This post will describe what CoinHive is, what it is doing, and why we are blocking it. Categories: Security world Technology Tags: adam kujawabitcoinblockingcoin hivecoinhivecoinhive.comcrypto minerscryptocurrencyexclusionjavascript minerMalwarebytesminersmoneroscript minerThe Pirate Bayweb protection (Read more...) The post Why is Malwarebytes blocking CoinHive? appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches

In this edition of the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report, we saw a number of high profile breaches targeting the personal information of hundreds of millions of people. We also observed shifts in malware distribution, the revival of some old families, and found cases of international tech support scams. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: 3rd quarterandroid malwareastrumbreachcerbercybercrimecybercrime tactics and techniquesemotetEquifaxexploit kitfrancophonefruitflyglobeimposterLockymac malwaremalicious spammalspamMalwarebytesmalwarebytes labsnational health serviceNHSoceanlotusq3 2017reportRIGsmartscreensonictech support scamstrickbottrojan.clicker.hyjwhole foods (Read more...) The post Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Malware vaccination tricks: blue pills or red pills

Malware vaccination tricks are offered for various sorts and families of malware, but can and should we use them? What are the pros and cons? Read all about it. Categories: Cybercrime Malware Tags: canary filekeyboardlanguagemalwareMalwarebytesPieter Arntzransomwareregistry keyvaccinationvaccinevirtual machine (Read more...) The post Malware vaccination tricks: blue pills or red pills appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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