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Browser-based cryptojacking is back as attacks spike 163%

Who said browser-based cryptojacking was dead? The crypto price surge since March has been accompanied by a wave of cryptojacking attacks according to new research published by cybersecurity firm Symantec.According to the company there was a 163% increase in browser-based cryptojacking activity in the second quarter of 2020. Cryptojacking had previously been in a steep […]

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1000 Corporate Systems Infected With Monero Mining Malware

Thousands of enterprise computers have been infected with a cryptojacking malware that installs a Monero mining app. The Blue Mockingbird malware gang has infected more than 1000 business systems with Monero mining malware since December 2019.The global scale of the hacker group’s operations was revealed by cloud security firm Red Canary on May 26.The report […]

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Cybersecurity Firm Releases WannaCryFake Bitcoin Ransomware Fix

Emsisoft cybersecurity firm has released a solution to the Bitcoin-demanding WannaCryFake ransomware. Cybersecurity firm Emsisoft has released a solution for Bitcoin (BTC)-demanding ransomware WannaCryFake.Pay Bitcoin in return for your dataIn a Sept. 25 blog post, Emsisoft announced that they are releasing a new free fix for the WannaCryFake ransomware bug. The WannaCryFake is the next […]