The malware payload “LightlessCan” — used in fake job scams — is far more challenging to detect than its predecessor, warns cybersecurity researchers at ESET.
According to cybersecurity firm Group-IB, weaponized ZIP file archives were being shared on crypto trading forums, with each one containing a nasty surprise.3358
Security researchers at Meta said that “bad actors” have flocked to generative AI because it’s the latest tech to capture “people’s imagination and excitement.”5442
Since December 2022, the two malicious files — MortalKombat ransomware and Laplas Clipper malware — have been actively scouting the internet and stealing cryptocurrencies from unwary investors.29549
To protect against crime in the metaverse, take precautions, such as using secure passwords, and report suspected criminal activities to law enforcement.
The “Godfather” malware is also known to target 110 cryptocurrency exchange platforms and 94 cryptocurrency wallet apps.6792
Software used to access computers remotely has been inserted in a phishing website fronting as an NFT card game for the popular Pokémon franchise.4772
Cybercriminals will flock to the metaverse next year to prey on unsuspecting virtual world participants, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.5159
The cybersecurity firm predicted that crypto-related cybercrime won’t slow down in 2023, but it will move on from Bitcoin as a source of payment.8074
The SharkBot malware family was first discovered last October and has continued to evolve with new ways to hack into users’ Android-based crypto and bank apps.2848
Dressed up as legitimate desktop software, this sneaky malware has infected thousands of machines across 11 countries, forcing them to unknowingly mine Monero (XMR).8325
The developer who found the vulnerability requested developers sign their revisions with the GPG key to ensure all their revisions on the project can be verified.7317
Blockchain security firm Halborn has warned users of the latest phishing emails doing the rounds.12824
The malware targets Zcash and Ethereum wallets alongside Electrum, Atomic Wallet and Coinomi, it takes your browser extension and login data and reads your chat logs.13848
As the crypto community notices and calls out such scams, the fraudsters tend to turn off replies to their tweets to prevent being exposed as scammers.6949