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Russian Malware Targets Crypto Wallet: US and UK Intelligence Agencies Issue Joint Warning

The US National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), have released a joint report cautioning users to remain vigilant against recently discovered malware that is being deployed to target crypto wallets and exchanges. The advisory report unveiled a malware campaign conducted by Russian cyber actors against the Ukrainian military. Russian...

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Crypto Industry Ripe for Fradusters, BlackBerry Stops 1.5 Million Attacks in 2 Months: Report

Blackberry has detected several malware families that are being used to run massive campaigns for stealing crypto from devices. In the August edition of ‘The BlackBerry Global Threat Intelligence Report,’ the former titan of the smartphone industry found that finance, healthcare, and government are the top three industries with the highest distribution of cyberattacks. Malware Everywhere From March 2023 to May 2023, BlackBerry’s cybersecurity solutions managed to stop over...

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Silicon Valley Bank Customers Are Vulnerable to Crypto Scams

Many former customers of Silicon Valley Bank have come close to falling victim to crypto scams. The cyberthieves seek to garner the victims’ bank account information, which includes their computer data. From there, they target their systems with malware as a means of mining crypto from their computers or stealing whatever digital assets they’ve put away. Silicon Valley Bank Customers Should Watch Out Silicon Valley Bank was one of three banks to be shut down in the past...

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North Korean Hacking Group Steals Millions Posing as Japanese VCs And Banks

This December 27, Kaspersky Lab announced that the North Korean hacking group ‘BlueNoroff’ stole millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies after creating more than 70 fake domains and impersonating banks and venture capital firms. According to the investigation, most of the domains mimicked Japanese venture capital firms, denoting a strong interest in user and company data within that country. “After researching the infrastructure that was used, we discovered more than 70...

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Vorsicht vor Cryptocoin Malware mit Spider Man: No Way Home Inhalten

Der Erfolg des letzten Spiderman-Films wird offenbar gerade von Scammern genutzt. Während der Feiertage ist eine Cryptocoin Malware mit dem Comichelden aufgetaucht. Eine Cybersecurity Firma hat sie inzwischen „Spider-Miner“ Malware getauft. Crypto News: Vorsicht vor Cryptocoin Malware mit Spider Man: No Way Home InhaltenDie Malware scheint vor allem auf Torrent Files zu verlinken. Dort soll eine Kopie des neuen Kinofilms frei zugänglich sein. Der Dateiname deutet auf russischen Ursprung hin,...

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Google Issues Temporary Halt on Crypto-Mining Botnet

Google has filed a lawsuit against two individuals living in Russia over a botnet they used to infect several computer networks for the purpose of mining cryptocurrency. Google Goes After Glupteba The botnet not only stole crypto assets but the personal information of unsuspecting victims. Google has worked with several internet infrastructure companies to remove servers that the hackers were using to control the networks they infected. The botnet has been deemed null...

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A New Malware Working On Windows, Linux, and MacOS Targets Your Cryptocurrency: Report

A recent report informed of a new type of malicious operation that has been active for over a year and has targeted thousands of cryptocurrency users. Dubbed ElectroRAT, it’s written from scratch to work on various operating systems and promoted via dedicated forums and marketing campaigns.A New Threat For Crypto UsersThe cybersecurity company Intezer issued a report describing the latest threat for cryptocurrency users. It reads that the firm discovered the operation in December 2020, but it...

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Crypto Malware Electro RAT Has Been Active for the Past 12 Months

A new form of cryptocurrency malware has been discovered. Known as Electro RAT, the malware remained uncovered for approximately one year before researchers came across it in a new study.Electro RAT Has Remained Hidden for Some TimeElectro RAT has been designed to operate on Windows, Mac and Linux systems, making it usable to a wide array of criminals. It has been in use since the first month of 2020, and according to a report published by cybersecurity firm Interzer, it has already made off...

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Crypto-Mining Malware May Have Affected Supercomputers

Several supercomputers in European nations have been shut down following reports that they’ve been infected with cryptocurrency mining malware. Thus far, devices in countries such as the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Germany have all been affected and taken offline at the time of writing.Mining Malware Shuts Down SupercomputersThere is now an ongoing investigation into where the malware came from and which parties are potentially responsible for uploading it onto the computers. The malware...

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BTC-Intercepting Malware Uncovered On Ruby Gems

Crypto theft is quite common, and it’s no laughing matter. Recently, as many as 725 separate forms of malware were discovered on the Ruby Gems platform, which is typically used for downloading and offering Ruby programming language. The malware was widely designed to get in the way of bitcoin and crypto payments and potentially shift them over to wallets and addresses controlled by hackers.Malware Is Big… and DangerousIn all, there were more than 100,000 malware downloads, and all the...

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