North Korean state-sponsored hacking group Lazarus is believed to be behind a recent crypto jacking attack on several banks with an unexpected twist–the use of a Trojan that tricked a company employee into downloading malware, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Because of its potential to earn hackers millions in a steady stream of cash, Kaspersky Labs has deemed crypto-jacking the new ransomware in a report that arrived just as researchers spotted two new types of malware targeting the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies.
New malware that uses a device’s own computing power to mine Monero can render an Android smartphone unusable, security firm Trend Micro warned Wendesday.
Researchers at the University of Southern California have developed a technology called a frequency comb that could pave the way for quantum-encryption technologies to be used to protect mobile data and digital currencies.
A late-2017 state-sponsored cyber attacks by North Korea against South Korea not only targeted cryptocurrency users and exchanges, but also college students interested in foreign affairs, new research from Recorded Future has found.