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Hackers Exploit 'Telegram Messenger' Zero-Day Flaw to Spread Malware

Hackers Exploit 'Telegram Messenger' Zero-Day Flaw to Spread Malware
February 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in the desktop version for end-to-end encrypted Telegram messaging app that was being exploi...

Watch Out! New Cryptocurrency-Mining Android Malware is Spreading Rapidly

Watch Out! New Cryptocurrency-Mining Android Malware is Spreading Rapidly
February 06, 2018Mohit Kumar
Due to the recent surge in cryptocurrency prices, threat actors are increasingly targeting every platform, including IoT, Android, and Wi...

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...

Warning! Hackers Started Using "SambaCry Flaw" to Hack Linux Systems

Warning! Hackers Started Using "SambaCry Flaw" to Hack Linux Systems
June 10, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Remember SambaCry ? Two weeks ago we reported about a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba networking softw...

Weeks Before WannaCry, Cryptocurrency Mining Botnet Was Using Windows SMB Exploit

Weeks Before WannaCry, Cryptocurrency Mining Botnet Was Using Windows SMB Exploit
May 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has just discovered a stealthy cryptocurrency-mining malware that was also using Windows SMB vulnerability at leas...