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The Ukrainian weather center mines cryptocurrencies on the official website

The Ukrainian weather center mines cryptocurrencies on the official website

Hidden mining using the service CoinHive has become so widespread that it to public sites. A JavaScript miner that you can install in the site code, to obtain cryptocurrency unbeknownst to the visitors, was discovered on the website of the Ukrainian hydrometeorological center. It is noteworthy that its existence does not in any way hidden,… More

Browser Yandex “learned” to keep track of miners

Browser Yandex “learned” to keep track of miners

In Yandex has built in protection from cryptocurrency mining attackers. To detect unauthorized actions, the browser analyzes the load on the processor of the user device and blocks mining scripts that are embedded in websites and allows to secretly use the computing resources for mining cryptocurrency. The increased load on the CPU is considered a… More

Egyptian telecommunications company secretly redirects users to sites that are engaged in the mining of cryptocurrencies

Egyptian telecommunications company secretly redirects users to sites that are engaged in the mining of cryptocurrencies

According to information published by the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto, Telecom Egypt uses the device, which redirect to Egyptian Internet users to sites that advertise or do cryptocurrency mining cryptocurrency. The technology, which uses the Egyptian Telecom provider has a name AdHose and works through other devices, which are used to control… More

Avast: hackers able to create a million-strong army of miners

Avast: hackers able to create a million-strong army of miners

At the Mobile World Congress 2018 the Avast company dealing with cyber security, said that hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in smart TVs, smartphones and IoT devices that can create a million-strong army of miners Monero. Head of mobile devices Avast GAGAN Singh warned that the trend of the transition of the hackers from the attacks… More

“Kaspersky lab” discovered the vulnerability Telegram, which allows you to use the app for covert mining

“Kaspersky lab” discovered the vulnerability Telegram, which allows you to use the app for covert mining

Researchers from “Kaspersky Lab” has found a vulnerability in the desktop application Telegram for Windows that allowed hackers to secretly install malware on computers and to access them. According to the laboratory, the software allows not only mine cryptocurrencies, but also to use the victim PCs in their order in the “quiet mode”. According to… More

Android devices at risk: mining discovered a new virus

Android devices at risk: mining discovered a new virus

Researchers from the Chinese company in the field of cyber security 360Netlab discovered a new malware for mining cryptocurrency based on Android. This became known after the publication in the company blog. As reported 360Netlab, the worm ADB.Miner can work on any Android device, including smartphones, tablets and set-top boxes. After getting on the device,… More

About 2,000 sites on the WordPress again attacked by hackers

About 2,000 sites on the WordPress again attacked by hackers

Researchers at security firm Sucuri recently discovered that hackers broke into about 2000 websites on WordPress, to steal the credentials of taxpayers for mining cryptocurrency. WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS), providing work for more than 25 percent of the web sites on the Internet, and that means a huge… More

The newly discovered malware uses exploit to the NSA for mining Monero. More than 500,000 PCs infected

The newly discovered malware uses exploit to the NSA for mining Monero. More than 500,000 PCs infected

Exploit national security Agency U.S. (NSA) has allowed the botnet virus Smominru, minasama cryptocurrency to infect more than 526 000 personal computers. About it on January 31 announced the publication of Hacker News. Researchers at security software company Proofpoint have detected a new global botnet called Smominru, also known as Ismo. The malware uses exploit… More