Tag: malware

Mar 13 2022

Canadian Cops Confiscate Bitcoin Worth Over $28 Million From Ex-Gov’t Employee

Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins -- a former Canadian government IT professional -- was charged with conspiracy to commit computer and wire fraud, and other offenses in a federal court in Florida, the US Department of Justice said Friday. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) raided Vachon-Desjardins’s home and seized 719 bitcoins worth more than $28 million, or 790,000 in Canadian currency....

Feb 01 2022

Jan 22 2021

Iranian hackers use cryptojacker to bypass sanctions, says report

Cybersecurity firm SophosLabs has traced MrbMiner, a new cryptojacking virus that primarily targets powerful database servers, back to a small software company in Iran, according to a report published yesterday. “MrbMiner is a recently discovered cryptominer that targets internet-facing database servers (SQL servers) and downloads and installs a...

Jan 06 2021

This Elusive Malware Has Been Targeting Crypto Wallets for a Year

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  crypto wallets hack malware tech

With custom domains and apps, advertising and a social media presence, the ElectroRAT malware operation targeting crypto wallets is extensive.

Dec 23 2020

Ledger Hack: Users Reporting Death Threats And Fake Emails Following The Database Leak

Dec 23 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news btcbusd btceur btcgbp btcjpy

Ledger users have reported receiving death threats and fake emails following the recent ledger hack compromising the database. What's even worst, the Sim Swapping attacks have begun, with scammers sending "apology...

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