"Hackers with a history of working for the PRC Ministry of State Security (MSS) have engaged in ransomware attacks, cyber enabled extortion, crypto-jacking, and rank theft from victims around the world, all for financial gain," a White House press release said.
The virus has yielded over $2 million worth of XMR for its authors, security firm Avast said in a Thursday report.
Intel’s new technology aims to more accurately detect malware regardless of the malicious code’s obfuscation techniques.
Of the 16,371 attacks on Aqua Security's decoy servers over the last year, 95% were aimed at mining cryptocurrency through deploying malicious programs.
Their neural network works faster and more reliably than non-AI systems, researchers said.
A monero mining script has been embedded in a public instance of an AWS virtual machine. How many others are similarly infected?
BlackBerry and Intel are hoping to halt cryptojacking attempts on Intel's commercial PCs with a new mining malware detection tool.
A number of supercomputers programmed to search for a vaccine for the coronavirus were remotely hijacked last week using stolen credentials.
Hackers have exploited a critical flaw in infrastructure management tool Salt and, in one case planted crypto mining software.
The US government urged countermeasures to stymie North Korea's billion-dollar cybercrime campaigns.
North Korea may be boosting its monero mining efforts to circumvent sanctions and avoid being tracked.
Outlaw, a group specializing in cryptojacking machines to mine monero, has returned after a brief hiatus and is expanding its global reach, according to Trend Micro.
The international crime fighting agency led an operation to stem a plague of cryptocurrency mining malware afflicting computer routers across Asia.
Two members of Romanian hacker gang Bayrob Group were sentenced to two decades in prison after their malware mined crypto on 400,000 infected computers.
Capital One hacker Paige Thompson had been using stolen computing power to mine cryptocurrencies, a federal grand jury indictment revealed.