Official Monero Site Hacked to Distribute Cryptocurrency Stealing Malware

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Someone hacked the official website of the Monero cryptocurrency project and quietly replaced legitimate Linux and Windows binaries available for download with malicious versions designed to steal funds from users’ wallets. The latest supply-chain cyberattack was revealed on Monday after a Monero user spotted that the cryptographic hash for binaries he downloaded from the official site didn’t match… Read more »

QNAP Warns Users to Secure Devices Against QSnatch Malware

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Network-attached storage (NAS) maker QNAP urges customers to secure their NAS devices against an ongoing malicious campaign that infects them with QSnatch malware capable of stealing user credentials. QNAP advises users to install the latest version of the Malware Remover app for the QTS operating system running on the company’s NAS devices as soon as possible. Malware Remover… Read more »

Attackers Create Elaborate Crypto Trading Scheme to Install Malware

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Attackers have created an elaborate scheme to distribute a cryptocurrency trading program that installs a backdoor on a victim’s Mac or Windows PC. Security researcher MalwareHunterTeam discovered a scheme where an attacker has created a fake company that is offering a free cryptocurrency trading platform called JMT Trader. When this program is installed, it will also infect… Read more »

New Malware Uses Windows BITS Service to Stealthy Ex-filtrate Data

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Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new computer virus associated with the Stealth Falcon state-sponsored cyber espionage group that abuses a built-in component of the Microsoft Windows operating system to stealthily exfiltrate stolen data to attacker-controlled server. Active since 2012, Stealth Falcon is a sophisticated hacking group known for targeting journalists, activists, and dissidents with spyware in the… Read more »