Crackonosh Monero miner made $2M after infecting 222,000 Win systems

Researchers have discovered a strain of cryptocurrency-mining malware, tracked as Crackonosh, that abuses Windows Safe mode to avoid detection.  Researchers from Avast have spotted a strain of cryptocurrency miner, tracked as Crackonosh, that abuses Windows Safe mode to avoid detection. “While the Windows system is in safe mode antivirus software doesn’t work. This can enable the malicious Serviceinstaller.exe to […]

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Nearly 50,000 IPs compromised in Kubernetes clusters by TeamTNT

Researchers discovered about 50,000 IPs across multiple Kubernetes clusters that were compromised by the TeamTNT.threat actors. Researchers from Trend Micro reported that about 50,000 IPs were compromised across multiple Kubernetes clusters in a cryptojacking campaign conducted by TeamTNT group. Kubernetes is an open-source container-orchestration system for automating computer application deployment, scaling, and management. It aims to […]

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Monero Cryptocurrency campaign exploits ProxyLogon flaws

Threat actors targeted are exploiting the ProxyLogon vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange servers to deploy Monero cryptocurrency miners. Sophos researchers reported that threat actors targeted Microsoft Exchange by exploiting ProxyLogon vulnerabilities to deploy malicious Monero cryptominer in an unusual attack. The unknown attacker is attempting to deliver a payload which is being hosted on a compromised […]

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