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Android malware: Millions fall victim to drive-by cryptocurrency miner

Researchers say that at least 60 million visits have been forcibly made to malicious Monero sites in what represents the first large-scale cryptocurrency campaign targeting mobile.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Telegram zero-day let hackers spread backdoor and cryptocurrency-mining malware

Attacks first took place in March 2017 and are being carried out by Russian cybercrime gangs, says Kaspersky Lab.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Espionage malware snoops for passwords, mines bitcoin on the side

Operation PZChao targets US and Asian organisations with cyber-attacks reminiscent of Iron Tiger -- but this time with the ability to drop trojans, conduct espionage, and mine bitcoin.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Fake cryptocurrency scam delivers ransomware - and more malware when you pay up

Fake cryptocurrency advertised on forums is used to lure targets into installing what researchers say could be a test for new ransomware delivery techniques and tactics.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

This Android malware wants to steal your Facebook login and bombard you with ads

Researchers have found 53 apps distributing malware that steals Facebook credentials -- some of which have been active since April 2017 and downloaded over 100,000 times.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Android security: First Kotlin-based malware found in Google Play Store

Malware researchers have spotted what they think is the first malicious Android app using Google's Kotlin language.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Phoney Android security apps in Google Play Store found distributing malware, tracking users

36 apps that posed as tools to keep users safe from attacks were actually installing malware on their devices.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Google Apps Script vulnerability could have opened the door for malware

No user interaction required - and the exploit could've been used to distribute any form of malware.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Trojan malware attacks by North Korean hackers are attempting to steal Bitcoin

Researchers at Secureworks say trojan malware is being distributed in phishing emails using the lure of a fake job advert... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Online game from PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds dev let players send malware via in-game chat

Here’s something new (and very worrying) in the world of online gaming: Tera, an MMORPG (massively multiplayer online RPG) produced by the same developer responsible for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, had its in-game chat shut down…