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Amid IRS bounty and competitor progress, Monero developers ship a major update

A new Monero update brings improvements in performance, speed, and security amid increased scrutiny from law enforcement and developments from competitors First announced in September, Monero developers today went live with a network update featuring a new version of its node software, codenamed ‘Oxygen Orion.’ The product of 30 contributors, the update promises significant improvement […]

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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 […]