Three Men Arrested in Connection to $722M Cryptomining Scheme

Three Men Arrested in Connection to $722M Cryptomining Scheme

Law enforcement arrested three men for their participation in a cryptomining scheme that defrauded investors of $722 million. On December 10, 2019, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey ...
Nuclear plant workers in Ukraine caught using “free” energy to mine cryptocurrency

Nuclear plant workers in Ukraine caught using “free” energy to mine cryptocurrency

Despite losing some steam in recent times, the cryptocurrency mining craze is still alive and kicking. Ukrainian local media reports that workers at a nuclear power plant have been caught mining cryptocurrency ...
Chinese arrest 20 in major Crypto Currency Mining scam

Chinese arrest 20 in major Crypto Currency Mining scam

According to Chinese-language publication Legal Daily police in two districts of China have arrested 20 people for their roles in a major crypto currency mining operation that earned the criminals more than ...
Obfuscated Coinhive shortlink reveals larger mining operation

Obfuscated Coinhive shortlink reveals larger mining operation

A web miner injected into compromised sites is just the tip of the iceberg for an infrastructure hosting malicious Windows and Linux coin miners. Categories: Cryptomining Threat analysis Tags: cnhvcoinhiveminingmoneroshortlinks (Read more...) ...

A week in security (May 14 – May 20)

A roundup of security news from May 14 – May 20, including Mac malware, machine learning, advergaming, tech support scams, and much more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: facebookgdprmac malwaremachine ...

A week in security (April 23 – April 29)

A roundup of security news from April 23 – April 29, including worms, GDPR, DDoS markets, and more. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: adminddosgdprminersminingroundupweek in security (Read more...) The post A week in ...
Deepfakes FakeApp tool (briefly) includes cryptominer

Deepfakes FakeApp tool (briefly) includes cryptominer

We take a look at what happens when one of the most popular DIY Deepfakes programs decides to monetise with a spot of coin mining. Surprise: it doesn't end well. Categories: Security ...