No one can deny there has been a notable increase in cryptocurrency-related malware over the past few years. Nipping these threats in the bud has been a major challenge, although researchers have launched an intriguing tool. Known as Fbot, this botnet uses blockchain-based DNS discovery to shut down malicious crypto mining botnets. The Fbot Botnet […]NullTX.
10/16/2018 / 16:00:52
In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency mining, Bitfury has announced a “suite” of products powered by the company’s new mining chip, a botnet that hunts and destroys XMR mining malware has been discovered by security researchers, and Soluna has announced that it will commence the construction of its Moroccan wind farm in January. Also Read: Weiss […]Bitcoin News.
09/20/2018 / 19:25:00
A lot of things are happening in the world of malware and ransomware. Cryptocurrency remains a very prominent target for criminals in this regard. A new malware, which goes by the name of Xbash, seems to combine all of the worst aspects of different malware types into one. A worrisome development, especially if this becomes […]NullTX.
09/19/2018 / 02:10:59
Botnets have become increasingly powerful over the last few years, to the point where the US Department of Homeland Security admitted that they couldn’t face the problem alone and needed help from the white hat community. Botnets consist of dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of internet-connected devices which are then used to carry out toCCN
09/18/2018 / 17:20:40
Tesla creator Elon Musk sought help eradicating Twitter’s infamous bots from an unlikely source September 16, publicly asking Dogecoin founder Jackson Palmer for help. Palmer: Twitter ‘Should Automate’ Botnet Fix In an exchange Sunday, Palmer confirmed he had given code to Musk in order to prevent bots posting fake giveaway advertisements below his genuine tweets. “Elon has the script… we had a good chat on how [Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey] and the Twitter team shouldRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/17/2018 / 20:00:53
Cybersecurity firm Duo Security has released an analysis of the botnets of Twitter. During a lengthy paper on the topic, the team behind the research identified over 15,000 bots devoted to scamming users out of cryptocurrency. Duo Security Provide the Tools to Fight Back Against Botnets Researchers at Duo Security have identified a massive botnet...NewsBTC.
08/10/2018 / 20:10:40
Cryptojacking is on the rise. In fact, it’s now one of the fastest-growing types of cybercrime. And here’s the real kicker: you don’t have to be involved in cryptocurrency to become a victim. In fact, just about as idyllic as Satoshi’s white paper, cryptojacking is completely blind to status, wealth, or centralized organizations. According to […]
06/24/2018 / 18:00:25
Yesterday, BleepingComputer brought to light recent reports that have Ethereum miners worried, as enslaved internet-connected devices have been targeting miners worldwide. Evidence filed by multiple internet security companies have shown that the Satori botnet, a system of IoT devices which number in the tens of thousands, has been trying to infiltrate Ethereum miners through a 3333 port exploit. This specific port has often been a way in which miners can remotely control their mining equipment,Read MoreBitcoinist.com.
05/19/2018 / 02:00:33
Cryptocurrency users may have noticed that there has been an influx of Twitter account hacks in the past week or so. One of the affected accounts was that of Vertcoin, although it was quickly recovered. It now seems a network of bots was behind these hacks. Twitter has confirmed that those bots successfully stole various identities over the course of three days. The Twitter Bot Problem Although bots are nothing new in the world of social media, it remains pretty difficult to protect against nefarious activity. Twitter found this out the hard way, as various popular cryptocurrency-related accounts were hijacked in the past week. Virtually every
05/05/2018 / 14:00:25
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