WSJ Claim of $9 Mln Laundered Via Shapeshift Based on Flawed Investigation, Analysts Say

Analysts have accused the WSJ of using flawed investigative methods when reporting on alleged laundering via crypto exchange ShapeShift. Blockchain intelligence firm CipherBlade has accused the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) of using flawed investigative methods and thus overestimating the extent of alleged money laundering via crypto exchange ShapeShift. CipherBlade’s analysis of the WSJ report was […]

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Businesses Increasingly See Crypto Mining Attacks in Cloud Infrastructures

American telecoms firm AT&T said that businesses are more seeing crypto mining attacks despite the ongoing bear market. Cryptocurrency mining is reportedly one of the most observed objectives of hackers attacking businesses’ cloud infrastructures, according to a report by AT&T Cybersecurity on March 14. The cybersecurity wing of United States telecoms firm AT&T stated that […]

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Report Shows Cryptojacking Is Prime Example of Shift Towards Discreet Cyberattacks

A recent report shows that cryptojacking is a prime example of cybercriminals’ shift to “low and slow” attack approaches. Cybercriminals are reportedly favoring unhurried approaches in attacks made for financial gains, with cryptojacking as a prime example of this shift. IT news website ComputerWorld reported on this development on March 14. Data released by cybersecurity […]

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Majority of 400 Vulnerable Docker Servers Found to Be Mining Monero, Research Shows

Hundreds of vulnerable servers on software Docker were seemingly running Monero mining software. About 400 servers running virtualization software Docker were found to be vulnerable to outside exploitation. Most of them were seemingly running Monero (XMR) mining software, cybersecurity company Imperva reports on March 4. A misconfiguration of the vulnerable Docker hosts permits public access […]

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