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Monero [XMR] Mining Malware in Action with Drupal Vulnerability Exploitation

Hackers are exploiting the Drupal vulnerability to attack the networks and activate Monero (XMR) mining malware. The same vulnerability that has been patched in April, is yet again exploited. Hackers exploiting Drupal vulnerability again Privacy-focused Monero is certainly favourable among the cybercriminals as yet again the criminals are trying to drop the Monero mining malware […]

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Japan: 16 Arrested in Monero Cryptojacking Case, Local Media Report

Japanese prosecutors from 10 prefectures have arrested 16 individuals suspected of involvement in an ongoing criminal case of cryptojacking, local news outlet The Asahi Shimbun reports June 15. Cryptojacking is the practice of using unsuspecting users’ processing power in order to mine cryptocurrency for the attacker. According to the report by Asahi Shimbun, the arrested individuals are suspected of installing […]

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5 Percent of Monero in Circulation Was Mined Through Malware, Research Finds

A June 11 report by network and enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks has found that around 5 percent of all Monero (XMR) in circulation was mined maliciously. According to the research, the mining has been done via cryptojacking, the practice of using other users’ computers’ processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies without the owners’ permission. CONTINUE READING.

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Monero Trading Going Live on Huobi Pro, But Not For Americans

Competition among cryptocurrency trading platforms is a good thing. While many centralized solutions exist, some companies try to offer something unique. In the case of Huobi Pro, they are seemingly bucking the negative trend surrounding Monero trading. Rather than disallowing the currency, Huobi Pro decided to introduce Monero trading earlier this week. Huobi Pro Takes […]