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Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Crypto Phones, Spy Games, Binance CEO vs Vitalik

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The Daily In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover the development of two upcoming crypto phones, the involvement of cryptocurrency in cyber spy games, and why the Binance CEO came out against Etherum-founder Vitalik Buterin. We also cover the latest case of cryptojacking, this time inside a popular video game client. Also Read: Malta-Based Read More

Japanese Police Arrest Coinhive Users for Violating Law Banning Computer Viruses

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Japanese Police Arrest Coinhive Users for Violating Law Banning Computer Viruses
News Japanese police from 10 prefectures have arrested website operators using Coinhive to tap into the computer power of their site visitors to mine cryptocurrencies without consent. They are accused of violating the law banning the use of computer viruses. Some people have already been fined. The police have been monitoring the Coinhive program since Read More

‘Cryptojacking’ Software Attack Hits Hundreds of Websites

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on ‘Cryptojacking’ Software Attack Hits Hundreds of Websites
Hackers have injected hundreds of websites running the Drupal content management system with malicious software used to mine the cryptocurrency monero. This latest incident was uncovered by Troy Mursch, the security researcher behind the website Bad Packets Report. He wrote Saturday that more than 300 sites had been compromised by hackers who installed the browser Read More

Malware Monero Miner Targets Google’s DoubleClick

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Malware Monero Miner Targets Google’s DoubleClick
Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Trend Micro, a provider of security software, hardware and services, discovered a malvertising campaign on high traffic websites used by Coinhive, a JavaScript code that allows website admins to mine Monero with visitor’s CPUs. The attackers targeted Google’s DoubleClick, which provides Read More

Google’s DoubleClick Ads Used to Distribute Crypto Mining Malware

6 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Google’s DoubleClick Ads Used to Distribute Crypto Mining Malware
Security firm TrendMicro stated in a new report that Google’s DoubleClick ad services were used to distribute cryptocurrency mining malware to a number of users in Europe and Asia. On its Security and Intelligence Blog, the company outlined how CoinHive – a JavaScript program that works in the background of a website and uses a Read More