A new router attack targeting MikroTik devices exploits a Winbox bug to install CoinHive malware and create backdoors.
Cloud gaming service Steam pulled a game from its library on July 30 after users reported that it was actually a cryptojacking scam.
A new family of crypto-mining malware dubbed ZombieBoy has been raking in roughly $1,000 a month worth of Monero by exploiting multiple vulnerabilities to create backdoors and evade defenses.
In the process of fixing a flaw discovered in March 2018, security researchers from Drupal discovered another vulnerability that could enable threat actors to deliver cryptocurrency mining malware.
Instead of seeking financial gains with ransom demands, threat actors are now aiming to steal central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU) resources to facilitate cryptojacking.
Despite an overall shift away from traditional ransomware in favor of crypto-mining malware, research shows that ransomware is still alive and well in the form of highly targeted attacks.
Malicious cryptocurrency mining techniques have gobbled up approximately 5 percent of all Monero in circulation today, according to a recent study.
A recent study revealed that cyberthieves stole more than $1 billion worth of cryptocurrency during the first half of 2018, due in large part to a $6.7 million cybercrime economy on the Dark Web.
New data breach statistics revealed that while total numbers are down, disclosure times are still too high to comply with upcoming data privacy regulations.
Crypto-mining and Internet of Things (IoT) attacks are among the top internet security threats in 2018, according to a new report.