Jul 30

PowerGhost Fileless Cryptocurrency Miner is Actively Targeting Corporate Networks

A fileless cryptocurrency miner dubbed PowerGhost is compromising workstations and servers by utilizing the EternalBlue exploit and Mimikatz. The threat compromises a single computer on a targeted network and may spread to other systems and servers across an organization. The PowerGhost threat was first seen compromising organizations in India, Columbia, Turkey, Europe, and the US.

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Feb 01

Massive Botnet Turns Windows Machines into Miners

Researchers have discovered a massive botnet that has taken over half a million Windows devices and turned them into cryptocurrency miners.

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Jan 02

Chrome Extension Contains Cryptocurrency Miner

A Chrome extension, called Archive Poster, enables users to “quickly re-blog, queue, draft, and like posts right from another blog’s archive,” but it has been found to also infect the user’s browser with a cryptocurrency miner.

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