Cryptocurrency web mining: In union there is profit

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    PoC Developed for CoinHive Mining In Excel Using Custom JavaScript Functions
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    Malicious Traffic in Port 7001 Surges as Cryptominers Target Patched 2017 Oracle WebLogic Vulnerability
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    Bigger than Ransomware, CryptoJacking is the new money maker
    While ransomware requires the participation of victims, cryptojacking can run almost undetected on users' systems.
    May 11, 2018

    https://www.itproportal.com/features/bigger-than-ransomware-cryptojacking-is-the-new-money-maker/
     
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    25% of companies affected by cloud cryptojacking
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    https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/05/16/cloud-cryptojacking/
     
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    Adware Launches In-Browser Mining Sites Pretending to be Cloudflare
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...ser-mining-sites-pretending-to-be-cloudflare/
     
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    New Cryptominer Distributes XMRig in Aggressive Attacks
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    How a URL shortener allows malicious actors to hijack visitors’ CPU power
    May 23, 2018
    https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/05/23/url-shortener-cryptojacking/
     
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    Is Cryptojacking Replacing Ransomware as the Next Big Threat?
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    This website lets you earn cryptocurrency by picking World Cup winners
    May 30, 2018
    https://www.digitaltrends.com/outdoors/cryptocup-world-cup-blockchain/
     
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    Protecting your devices from cryptojacking
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    https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2018/06/protecting-your-devices-cryptojacking
     
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    CryptoCurrency Miner Plays Hide-and-seek with Popular Games and Tools
    June 11, 2018
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...s-hide-and-seek-with-popular-games-and-tools/
     
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    "Crypto-mining Android malware is borking Amazon Fire TV devices

    ADB.Miner threat slurps 100 per cent of the gadgets' processing power

    CRYPTO-MINING ANDROID MALWARE is infecting Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick devices and causing them to go to Borksville...

    ...a malware worm variant dubbed 'ADB.Miner', is installing itself on Amazon gadgets as an app called 'Test' under the package name 'com.google.time.time.'..."

    https://www.theinquirer.net/inquire...oid-malware-is-borking-amazon-fire-tv-devices
     
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    Cryptojacking malware proves a big winner for web crooks
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    Cryptojacking invades cloud. How modern containerization trend is exploited by attackers
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    Crypto-Mining Malware Tops Charts, Targets Apps
    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/cryptomining-malware-tops-charts/
     
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    Syscoin Developers Github Account Compromised
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    Internet Cafes Hacked to Mine $800k in Siacoin Cryptocurrency
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    https://www.coindesk.com/internet-cafes-hacked-to-mine-800000-in-siacoin-cryptocurrency/
     
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    No-Coin for Kodi: Cryptojacking Detection and Prevention for Kodi Addons
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    How polite: Fun-bucks coin miners graciously ease off CPU pounding
    Conniving crypto creeps caught covertly concealing coin-crafting computer crime code
    June 29, 2018

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/29/coin_miners_cpu_throttling/
     
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    42% of organizations globally hit by cryptomining attacks
    July 13, 2018
    https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/07/13/global-cryptomining-attacks/
     
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    Steam game Abstractism accused of cryptojacking players' PCs
    Valve has now pulled it from the store
    July 30, 2018

    https://www.techspot.com/news/75725-steam-game-abstractism-accused-cryptojacking-players-pcs.html
     
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    How Cryptojacking Can Corrupt the Internet of Things
    IoT devices often have weak security, making them prime targets for criminals looking to score digital cash
    July 31, 2018
    https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-cryptojacking-can-corrupt-the-internet-of-things/
     
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    Browser mining is generating over $250K worth of cryptocurrency every month
    Most of the profits go to less than a dozen people
    August 14, 2018

    https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2018/08/14/coinhive-mining-monero-profits/
    research: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1808.00811.pdf
     
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