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Cryptocurrency mining malware uses five-year old vulnerability to mine Monero on Linux servers

Hackers are targeting accessible x86-64 Linux web servers around the world.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Cyber crooks find a new way to share malware and scams

Cybercrime as a service takes another step forward.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

ComboJack malware tries to steal your cryptocurrency by changing the data in your clipboard

This newly uncovered malware is delivered by phishing emails - and hopes users don't bother to check which wallet they sending money to.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Banking trojan turns to 'Dark Cloud' botnet to spread malware further

Botnet distribution added to attacks which are crafted to hijack email threads - by attackers who are now experimenting with also delivering crytpocurrency mining malware.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

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