CryptoShuffler Malware

Core Media recently reported, a malware that’s been around since at least 2016, CryptoShuffler, recently launched a new campaign targeting cryptocurrency users in order to trick them into sending their funds to the attackers’ wallets.What CryptoShuffler does is sit idly on users’ computers while watching their clipboards, so it can spring into action once an address is copied onto it, and replace it with that of its admins. It affects various popular cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Monero, Zcash, and Litecoin, and has netted its creators at least 23 BTC.Read More →

Hackers Hijack Coinhive and Redirect Mined Monero to their Own Wallets

Core Media has reported on well-known piracy website The Pirate Bay running a JavaScript-based Monero (XMR) miner on its platform, in an attempt to use visitor CPU resources to mine the cryptocurrency and generate revenue. The move, according to the website’s admins, was meant to see if enough revenue could come from it to remove the website’s ads.Read More →