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Thousands of Tor exit nodes attacked cryptocurrency users over the past year

For more than 16 months, a threat actor has been seen adding malicious servers to the Tor network in order to intercept traffic and perform SSL stripping attacks on users accessing cryptocurrency-related sites.

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Cryptocurrency apps were heavily targeted by Android banking trojans in 2020

Android banking trojans had their most productive year to date in 2020, a year during which they more than doubled the number of apps they targeted for data theft.

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New ransomware task force wants more support for victims who don’t pay

A new government and industry coalition on Thursday put its weight behind a number of aggressive measures aimed at curbing ransomware, including financially supporting victims who refuse to pay attackers and making it easier to track cryptocurrency payments. The Ransomware Task Force, which is being spearheaded by the nonprofit Institute for Security and Technology, contains dozens of members from leading cybersecurity firms and government agencies…

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Malware author made $560,000 just from a simple clipboard hijacker

A recent report published by antivirus maker Avast reveals how even a low-effort malware distribution campaign has managed to rack up more than half of a million US dollars worth of cryptocurrency from victims since November 2018.

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Hackers move $760 million from the 2016 Bitfinex hack

More than $760 million worth of Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016 have been moved on Wednesday to new accounts.