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Crooks using Linux.ProxyM IoT botnet to send spam messages

Experts at security firm Doctor Web discovered a new botnet of IoT devices leveraging the Linux.ProxyM, that is used by crooks for mass spam mailings. The most popular thingbot since now is the Mirai, but it isn’t the only one targeting Linux-based internet-of-things (IoT) devices. Researchers with security firm Doctor Web discovered a new botnet of Io
Publish At:2017-09-22 14:45 | Read:3172 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Internet of Things Malware

Expert discovered 2,893 Bitcoin miners left exposed on the Internet

The popular Dutch security researcher Victor Gevers has discovered thousands of Bitcoin miners left exposed on the Internet. The popular security researcher Victor Gevers, the founder of the GDI Foundation, has discovered 2,893 Bitcoin miners left exposed on the Internet. I see about 2,893 Chinese Bitcoin "Thunder mining machines" online which are
Publish At:2017-08-31 16:20 | Read:3128 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Bitcoin Miners China mining Pierluigi

A new Linux Malware targets Raspberry Pi devices to mine Cryptocurrency

Security researchers at Dr. Web discovered two new Linux Malware, one of them mines for cryptocurrency using Raspberry Pi Devices. Malware researchers at the Russian antivirus maker Dr.Web have discovered a new Linux trojan, tracked as Kinux.MulDrop.14, that is infecting Raspberry Pi devices with the purpose of mining cryptocurrency. According to the Russian
Publish At:2017-06-08 17:10 | Read:4139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Malware IoT Linux m

Approximate machine improves the Bitcoin mining by 30 percent

A team of Illinois-based scientists have conducted a research to improve the Bitcoin mining process by 30 percent. Bitcoin mining is becoming a process even more costly in terms of computational resources, but a team of Illinois-based researchers have conducted a study to speed up this process. The group of scientists led by Indian Scientist Rakesh Kumar, an
Publish At:2016-02-16 14:40 | Read:3424 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Approximate Bitcoin Bitcoin mining mining virt

Senior Bitcoin developer expects a failure of the currency

Mike Hearn explains that the fundamentals are broken and the price the long term trend should probably be downwards. Mike Hearn, a senior Bitcoin developer explained the failure of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency as experiment and announced he has stopped working on it and sold his coins. Hearn blamed the community for the fail
Publish At:2016-01-16 17:10 | Read:3819 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Bitcoin Mike Hearn mining virtual c

New BoSSaBoTv2 botnet targeting vulnerable Servers

Trustwave has detected a new series of attacks on servers worldwide based on the exploitation of old CGI-PHP vulnerability to spread BoSSaBoTv2 botnet. It was 2012 when security experts discovered a security flaw (CVE-2012-1823) in some PHP builds that could be exploited by a threat actor to remotely execute commands on the af
Publish At:2014-09-16 10:20 | Read:4379 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Bitcoin BoSSBoTv2 botnet Cybercrime DDoS malware min


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