Google published a report on Android security Tuesday, announcing that more than 700,000 apps were removed from Google Play for violating marketplace policies.
2,000 WordPress sites (possibly more) are infected with a keylogger that’s being loaded on the WordPress backend login page and a crypto jacking script (in-browser cryptocurrency miner) on their frontends.
Cryptocurrency miners have begun using two older and already patched vulnerabilities to compromise servers to mine the Monero digital currency.
After gaining control of the coin-mining software, Satori bot replaces the victim wallet address with the malicious address. In this way, the computer mining currency through the address controlled by the attacker.
A Google security researcher has discovered a severe vulnerability in Blizzard games, played every month by half a billion users—World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo III, Hearthstone and Starcraft II.
Hackers are using more sophisticated techniques to mine cryptocurrency in an unauthorized manner. They currently using ARP Poisoning to inject malicious code into all web requests on a Wi-Fi network.
Again crypto-jacking on Monero. PyCryptoMiner is a botnet cryptocurrency-oriented, designed in Python, that uses Pastebin as the source-pool when the C&C server is unavailable. It attacks Linux machines and exploits SSH service via brute-force.
Archive Poster Malware – The Chrome store claims that the extension affects 105,000 users, and presumably everyone is mining coins in their computer through this extension running in background.
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