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S3 Ep21: Cryptomining clampdown, the 100-ton man, and ScamClub ads [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin The graphics card that wants you to stick to playing games, the man that didn’t weigh 100 tons after all, and the marketing gang that used a browser bug to bombard iPhone users with scammy online surveys. With Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and . . . Read more

ElectroRAT Drains Cryptocurrency Wallet Funds of Thousands

At least 6,500 cryptocurrency users have been infected by new, ‘extremely intrusive’ malware that’s spread via trojanized macOS, Windows and Linux apps. A new remote access tool (RAT) has been discovered being used in an extensive campaign. The attack has targeted cryptocurrency users in an attempt to collect their private . . . Read more

Gitpaste-12 Worm Widens Set of Exploits in New Attacks

The worm returned in recent attacks against web applications, IP cameras and routers. The Gitpaste-12 worm has returned in new attacks targeting web applications, IP cameras and routers, this time with an expanded set of exploits for initially compromising devices. First discovered in a round of late-October attacks that targeted Linux-based . . . Read more

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2021: Robot Overlords No, Connected Car Hacks Yes

While 2021 will present evolving threats and new challenges, it will also offer new tools and technologies that will we hope shift the balance towards the defense. Predicting the future is always an iffy proposition.  There’s the Nostradamus route, making predictions so cryptic and vague they could mean just about . . . Read more

Lemon Duck Cryptocurrency-Mining Botnet Activity Spikes

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Black-T Malware Emerges From Cryptojacker Group TeamTNT

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Triple-Threat Cryptocurrency RAT Mines, Steals and Harvests

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