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Hackers Exploiting Drupal Vulnerability to Inject Cryptocurrency Miners

Hackers Exploiting Drupal Vulnerability to Inject Cryptocurrency Miners
April 17, 2018Mohit Kumar
The Drupal vulnerability (CVE-2018-7600), dubbed Drupalgeddon2 that could allow attackers to completely take over vulnerable websites ha...

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Infected Over Half-Million PCs Using NSA Exploit

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Infected Over Half-Million PCs Using NSA Exploit
January 31, 2018Swati Khandelwal
2017 was the year of high profile data breaches and ransomware attacks, but from the beginning of this year, we are noticing a faster-paced ...

Beware of Cryptocurrency Mining Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

Beware of Cryptocurrency Mining Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger
December 21, 2017Swati Khandelwal
If you receive a video file ( packed in zip archive ) sent by someone ( or your friends ) on your Facebook messenger — just don't cli...

D-Link MEA Site Caught Running Cryptocurrency Mining Script—Or Was It Hacked?

D-Link MEA Site Caught Running Cryptocurrency Mining Script—Or Was It Hacked?
November 01, 2017Wang Wei
Last month the popular torrent website The Pirate Bay caused some uproar by adding a Javascript-based cryptocurrency miner to its site w...

Hacker Hijacks CoinHive's DNS to Mine Cryptocurrency Using Thousands of Websites

Hacker Hijacks CoinHive's DNS to Mine Cryptocurrency Using Thousands of Websites
October 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
When yesterday I was reporting about the sudden outbreak of another global ransomware attack ' Bad Rabbit ,' I thought what could...

Hackers Exploiting Microsoft Servers to Mine Monero - Makes $63,000 In 3 Months

Hackers Exploiting Microsoft Servers to Mine Monero - Makes $63,000 In 3 Months
September 28, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Mining cryptocurrencies can be a costly investment as it takes a monstrous amount of computing power, and thus hackers have started using...

The Pirate Bay Caught Running Browser-Based Cryptocurrency Miner

The Pirate Bay Caught Running Browser-Based Cryptocurrency Miner
September 18, 2017Mohit Kumar
The world's popular torrent download website, The Pirate Bay , has again been in a new controversy—this time over secretly planting an i...