Figure 1 – Monero’s value in USD from December 2018 to June 2019, source - CoinGecko.com

Cryptojacking: An Unwanted Guest

We analyse a cryptojacking attack that mines the Monero cryptocurrency. The value of Monero in US dollars has more than doubled over the first half of 2019, from $46 to $98. The ...
Hackers Use EternalBlue Exploit Cryptominer

Hackers Use EternalBlue Exploit to Infect 500K Computers with Cryptominer

Over the past year, a group of hackers has used the “EternalBlue” exploit to infect more than 500,000 computers from around the world and use them to mine Monero. According to researchers ...
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Dangerous Intel Chip Flaw Patches Becoming Available

Dangerous Intel Chip Flaw Patches Becoming Available

Some computer manufacturers have started releasing patches for eight serious vulnerabilities in Intel processors or they have outlined firmware update plans for vulnerable models. Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Lenovo, ...
Equifax's Servers Reportedly Had Glaring Holes Long Before Data Breach

Equifax’s Servers Reportedly Had Glaring Holes Long Before Data Breach

Equifax reportedly took six months to take down a publicly exposed web application that could have allowed anyone on the internet to search and download sensitive personal consumer data. VICE Motherboard reported ...