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In the database one virus includes 2.3 million BTC wallets

In the database one virus includes 2.3 million BTC wallets

New virus aimed at stealing the contents of the clipboard user, has an impressive list of 2.3 million addresses of bitcoin wallets. This is almost ten percent of the total number of addresses in the Bitcoin network. The virus clones the contents of the clipboard user as soon as the something copies. Once the virus… More

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

New virus crypto Thanatos accepts Bitcoin Cash and destroys user data

New virus crypto Thanatos accepts Bitcoin Cash and destroys user data

Even if the victim will pay developers the blackmailer a ransom to recover data this does not help. Information security specialist MalwareHunterTeam have discovered a new ransomware Thanatos. Malvar distinguished not only poorly written code and bugs, which restore the user data is probably impossible, but the fact that this is the first extortionist receiving… 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

Companies are buying up bitcoin in fear of new attacks

Companies are buying up bitcoin in fear of new attacks

Despite the fact that cyberattack cannot be regarded as a widespread phenomenon, many companies, financial and state institutions suffered from them in 2017. Rather recently, attackers have begun to use ransomware that encrypts the user’s computer until the victim pays the ransom to unlock their system. Hackers usually require payment in bitcoins because of its… More