Posts Tagged ‘malware’

Fear The PowerGhost Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

Kaspersky Lab has identified a new type of cryptojacker, which it dubbed PowerGhost for the malware’s ability to stealthily embed itself into a system and spread across corporate networks. The malware has been recognized in business networks globally, including North America and Europe, but with the highest occurrences so far in India, Brazil, Columbia, and Turkey. Due […]

Cryptocurrency mining site hijacked millions of Android phones

Malwarebytes has detailed a “drive-by” mining campaign that redirected millions of Android users to a website that hijacked their phone processors for mining Monero. The exact number of victims isn’t apparent, but it’s large. Malwarebytes identified five internet domains using the same captcha code and Coinhive site keys used for the campaign. At least two of […]