Tag Archives: Mining

145+ Brilliant Coal Mining Safety Slogans

Coal mine safety is a broad term referring to the practice of controlling and managing a wide range of hazards associated with the life cycle of coal mining related activities. Coal mine safety practice involves the implementation of recognised hazard controls and/or reduction of risks associated with mining activities to legally, socially and morally acceptable levels. While the… Read More »

The Pirate Bay AGAIN Caught Mining Cryptocurrency Using Your CPU Power

Last year, when The Pirate Bay was first caught mining cryptocurrency without notifying the users, it created lost of havoc in the pirate community. While some supported the decision by calling it a way to assist the website operations, others expressed concern. The Monero cryptocurrency miner has been found to make an appearance once again, according to TorrentFreak. As… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Found In Ubuntu Snap Store

Tarwirdur, a Github user, recently flagged a malicious cryptocurrency mining malware hiding in Ubuntu apps. Found in the Ubuntu Snap Store, an app store for a newly introduced package management system, the affected apps were named Hextris and 2048buntu. The Bytecoin miner script was hiding in the “systemd” background process. The snap packages were uploaded under the proprietary… Read More »

How CoffeeMiner Attack Hacks Public Wi-Fi And Uses Your PC For Mining Cryptocurrency

After a series of ransomware attacks capturing the headlines past year, crypto mining malware and cryptojacking attacks came into the play. Just last month, a Starbucks customer found that the infected Wi-Fi hotspot was trying to mine Monero digital coins. It was a new kind of threat associated with using public hotspots, which are often labeled unsafe and users… Read More »

Some Websites Are Mining Cryptocurrency Using Your CPU Even When You Close Browser

The advent of cryptocurrencies was bound to spark the interest of cybercriminals who are always looking to exploit some technology to steal some clicks or install malware. In the recent times, we’ve come across reports of a huge number of websites using your CPU power to mine cryptocurrency; the browser extensions and Android apps aren’t untouched by this epidemic.… Read More »

1.65 Million Hacked Computers Could Be Mining Cryptocurrency For Hackers This Year

Hopping on the cryptocurrency train early is going to be a very rewarding move for, potentially, millions of people around the globe. Unfortunately, the unregulated currency also provides a safe haven for those who are involved in nefarious activities. This will include online drug dealers, ransomware hackers, and several others. However, there is a new wave of people… Read More »

Linux.lady — This Trojan Converts Linux Servers Into Bitcoin Mining Monsters

A new trojan has been discovered in the wild, targeting Linux servers that run Redis NoSQL database. Due to insecure configurations by sysadmins and a general lack of security in Redis, up to 30,000 Redis servers have become vulnerable to attacks. The malware converts these servers into notorious Bitcoin miners. This malware has recently been discovered by Russian anti-virus… Read More »