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Stantinko Botnet Plays Behind the Veils of YouTube to Mine Cryptocurrency

Stantinko Botnet Plays Behind the Veils of YouTube to Mine Cryptocurrency

The program which is claimed to have affected several devices globally has engaged in crypto mining through behind the screens of Youtube. Stantinko’s operators compile source-level obfuscations while attacking each victim, whereby creating a unique module in each attack. CoinMiner.Stantinko makes the communication with the first mining proxy it finds …

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Alert! Cryptocurrencies at Risk Due to New Malware

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Cryptocurrency investors beware! A new Trojan Malware has emerged. It is called ‘Masad Clipper and Stealer’. It is an actively distributed malware strain that steals cryptocurrency and collects private passwords as well as credit card information. It also steals files and browser information from infected computers. The Juniper Threat Labs …

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Top 4 gainers of Cryptocurrency Market and Dash Bearish Moves

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The Chairman of the United States Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell has cleared the air of false rumours of the reserve’s planning to launch their own virtual currency. He gave the reason behind not launching their cryptocurrency is cybersecurity problems. On the other hand, China might launch its cryptocurrency around 11 …

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Monero Discloses Vulnerabilities Indicating Serious Misuse By Rouge Miners

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Monero, a privacy-focused altcoin has suddenly disclosed nine security vulnerabilities — including one that could have allowed hackers to steal XMR from cryptocurrency exchanges. Rogue Monero miners were hypothetically able to create “specifically-crafted” blocks to force Monero wallets into accepting fake deposits for an XMR amount chosen by the attacker …

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Ledger Issues Warning by Monero Developers App Bug for Ledger Wallet Users

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Monero (XMR) developers have fixed a bug involving cryptocurrency hardware wallet Ledger that created user funds seem like they’d disappeared, they confirmed on social media on 8th April. Reported in early March, the bug, that Ledger originally thought to be a synchronization problem, first came to light when a user’s balance failed to react to an incoming transaction. The …

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French Finance Committee: Ban on Anonymous Cryptocurrencies Appropriate

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The head of the committee of France’s National Assembly, Eric Woerth, is suggesting a ban on anonymous cryptocurrencies, or questionable privacy coins. Woerth expressed his position in a very recent report on crypto assets and blockchain technology. In a forward to the report, Woerth considers the introduction of a ban on digital currencies that offer the greatest anonymity to …

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