McAfee Labs has observed increases of 29% in crypto jacking and 118% in ransomware attacks in the first quarter of 2019.
Report: Cryptojacking Campaigns Up by 29%, Ransomware Attacks Up 118%
Cybercriminals are exploiting a known vulnerability in the software Confluence to mine XMR.
Cybercriminals Sneak in Crypto Mining Malware via Confluence Software Exploit
Hardware crypto wallet manufacturer Ledger has detected malware targeting its desktop app.
Crypto Wallet Startup Ledger Detects Phishing Malware Targeting Desktop App
The purported North Korea-backed hacker group Lazarus is still targeting crypto, while adopting new techniques, according to a new report.
Report: Lazarus Hacker Group Adopts New Methods, Continues Targeting Crypto
A new attack uses a combination of known tools to target victims and use their hardware to mine Monero.
Research Warns ‘Familiar’ Monero Mining Malware Is Infecting Windows Systems
New Linux-targeting crypto-mining malware is able to upgrade itself and hide from being detected, cybersecurity firm Trend Micro reports.
New Linux-Targeting Crypto-Mining Malware Combines Hiding and Upgrading Capabilities
An unnamed crypto exchange became the target of North Korean hackers Lazarus Group through a first-of-its-kind macOS sting.
Kaspersky Lab: North Korea Hacks Cryptocurrency Exchange With ‘First’ macOS Malware