Monero holders are threatened again by a new malware that mines XMR. Experts have identified new crypto jacking malware that is hidden behind a fake Adobe Flash update. Unit 42 research group discovered a Monero-related thread A cyber threat report that has been published by Unit 42 research group a few days ago details everything … Continue reading "Cryptojacking Malware Hidden Behind Fake Adobe Flash Updates Compels Computers To Mine Monero (XMR)"
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Crypto Malware found in Adobe Flash Player Updates
The cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks revealed through their latest blog post that it has uncovered more cryptocurrency mining malware concealed within a fake Adobe Flash Player update. The American multinational cybersecurity company headquartered at Santa Clara, California, revealed through their latest blog post that more of the fake Flash updates are being uncovered during […]
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Latest Adobe Flash Malicious Malware Includes Crypto Mining Software
Agreed, Adobe Flash still works, regrettably, and that means it's still employed as a method to target ignorant users with malicious malware. As you would think, the latest malware to attract big attention masks itself as an update to Flash to trick users into installing malevolent software.
Flash spike: Bitcoin [BTC] breaks $7000 mark with $20 million added to the market: Investors cry foul as Tether slips 6%
Bitcoin [BTC] broke $7000 in the earlier hours of trading today as the cryptocurrency market pumped, adding about $20 million to the price. The coin has since corrected to trade around the $6800 mark, with USDT premiums on Bitfinex keeping the price at around the $7400 mark. On CoinMarketCap, the price hike described by the […]
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Flash spike: EOS and Litecoin [LTC] ride the massive bullish wave; grows by 11%
The cryptocurrency market seems to have escaped the clutches of the bear with almost all the cryptocurrencies surfing on a gigantic bullish wave. Major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin [BTC], EOS and Litecoin [LTC] are all shooting up significantly. At the time of writing, EOS was gaining by a massive 11.98% with a total market cap of $5.09 […]
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Adobe Flash Player Updates Could Contain Crypto Malware
Palo Alto Networks warned this week that fake Adobe Flash Player updates carrying cryptocurrency mining malware are on the increase. In its latest blog post, the cybersecurity company reveals that it has uncovered more of the fake Flash updates during its work and research than ever before. These fake updates use pop up notifications from the official Adobe installer. If the update is run by the system user, it will add cryptocurrency mining malware like
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Crypto mining has become very common these days for hackers to earn a handsome income while putting a person’s devices at risk. Slowing computers, rising electricity bills, and other issues are caused because a hacker has infiltrated a computer through a malicious link or software. A new type of crypto mining malware was found recently […]
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A Fake Flash Update Could Turn your System into a CryptoJacker’s Cash Cow
A recent report has shown that crypto jackers are actively making use of fake flash updates as a means of installing malware into a system. This malware once installed are used to mine Monero (XMR), without the system owner suspecting a thing. Fake Flash Update Hacking is not New This style of hacking has been […]
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Malicious cryptocurrency mining software remains a very big threat to consumers. Palo Alto researchers note an increase in fake Adobe Flash updaters. A growing number of these fake tools tend to distribute crypto mining malware once installed. Beware of Fake Flash Updaters Despite a growing push to adopt HTML5, Adobe’s Flash Player is still very...
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Beware of fake Flash updates – they could be Monero miners
Researchers are warning that they have discovered fake Flash updates – often the source of malware effecting computers – that are primed to drop XMR-mining crypto-jacking software victims’ devices. A blog from Palo Alto Network’s Brad Duncan tells of how the phoney Flash installer utilises the same pop-up windows customers would expect from official Adobe […]
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Fake Flash Updates Are Installing Cryptojacking Malware, Researchers Warn
Researchers have recently found that fake Flash updates – often used by cybercriminals to push various types of malware – are now installing cryptojacking malware on victims’ computers to mine monero (XMR).
Warning: Fake Flash Update could be using your computer for mining
In a recent report, it has been discovered that malicious miners are using imitations of Adobe Flash Updates in order to cryptojack computers.
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