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Another Crypto Exchange is Dropping Privacy Coin Monero Over Compliance Risk

BitBay exchange is the latest to delist the privacy-focused monero cryptocurrency over AML concerns.

Official Monero Site Hacked to Distribute Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware

What an irony — someone hacked the official website of the Monero cryptocurrency project and quietly replaced legitimate Linux and Windows binaries available for download with malicious versions

South Korea’s Upbit Becomes Latest Exchange to Delist Privacy Coins

Upbit support for monero, dash, zcash and others will end Monday, Sept. 30.

‘Panda’ Crypto Malware Group Has Nabbed $100K in Monero Since 2018

Cisco Talos has identified a group behind a spate of cryptocurrency-mining malware attacks targeting enterprise networks globally.

Crypto-Mining Malware Attacks up 29% in Q1: McAfee Report

McAfee said some of the attacks had worm capabilities, allowing it to jump from server to server.
Cops Hijack Botnet, Remotely Wipe Malware From 850,000 Computers

Cops Hijack Botnet, Remotely Wipe Malware From 850,000 Computers

Police in France took down a large cryptocurrency-mining malware operation with the help of a cybersecurity firm.

Crypto-Jacking Virus Infects 850,000 Servers, Hackers Run off With Millions

French cybersecurity, officials dubbed 'cyber gendarmes,' announced the disabling of an 850,000 server botnet operating mostly in Latin America.

New Malware Miner Sneakily Hides When Task Manager Is Open

Meet "Norman" – a new variant of monero-mining malware that employs crafty tricks to avoid being spotted.

State-Sponsored Chinese Hacking Group Targeting Crypto Firms: Report

An intelligence company released a report indicating the connection between Chinese authorities and a crypto-exploitative hacking collective.

Cryptojackers Making Secondary Income Off Security Data Seizures: Report

As monero's price fell in 2018, cryptojackers innovated by stealing user data like passwords and IP addresses.

Monero and Zcash Conferences Showcase Their Differences (And Links)

The future of privacy coins relies on technologists getting the governance setup right. Here are both sides of the zcash debate.

At-Home Crypto Miner Coinmine Now Pays Out Bitcoin

The one-tap miner now supports ethereum, zcash, grin, and monero alongside BTC.

New Monero Botnet Looks Like Last Year’s Outlaw Attack

A rogue botnet uses a brute force attack and Secure Shell (SSH) exploit to give the attackers remote access to victim’s systems in order to mine Monero.

Inside Monero’s ‘Last Ditch Effort’ to Block Crypto Mining ASICs

The Monero community is making one last attempt to block specialized mining hardware devices from the network.

Desktop Crypto Mining App HoneyMiner Comes to MacOS

HoneyMiner, the desktop-based crypto miner, now works on MacOS.

New Crypto-Mining Malware Targeting Asian Firms With NSA Tools

A new form of malware discovered by Symantec is targeting enterprises using leaked NSA tools to infect networks and mine monero.

Privacy Crypto Monero Celebrates Its 5th Birthday

The privacy coin Monero celebrated yesterday five years of existence.
Coinhive to Shut Down, but Will Cryptojacking Die With It?

Coinhive to Shut Down, but Will Cryptojacking Die With It?

Coinhive is shutting down, thanks to slumping cryptocurrency prices. Will it cut down on cryptocurrency-mining malware? The post Coinhive to Shut Down, but Will Cryptojacking Die With It? appeared

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.

New Malware Targets Apple Mac Computers to Steal and Mine Cryptos

A recently discovered form of malware steals browser cookies and other information on Apple Mac computers to steal cryptocurrencies.