Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining, or Cryptojacking, is the unauthorized use of a user’s device to mine cryptocurrencies. This article covers primary infection methods and tips for identification and prevention of cryptomining malware.
We’ve put together this glossary of cyber threat definitions as a resource for you in your quest to help make the internet a safer place for all!
Once you see this vulnerability in action, it’s easy to imagine how easily devices can be exploited. Simple vulnerability hacks and tactics such as this can be used in coordination with home routers, smart speakers, video surveillance equipment, and much more to create havoc.
The size and magnitude of the Malware and Ad-fraud bot problem is immense and growing. And, as bots continue to proliferate, there’s important distinctions to point out between Malware bots and Ad-fraud bots.
The cyber arms race just got crazier. You’ve heard of SaaS…DaaS… now there’s MaaS – “Malware as a Service,” empowering and enabling cyber criminals.
A recent IAB Report shows $8.2B a year was lost to online fraud and malware in the digital advertising industry alone. This illustrates the importance…
I got my hands on a copy of a Northwestern University research paper titled “Evaluating Android Anti-malware against Transformation Attacks.” After digging into it, my zveloLABS colleagues and I decided to conduct an experiment of our own based on the information provided in the research paper.
A new twitter spam campaign is making rounds, infecting users with rogue anti-virus malware. The spam mail attempts to convince the user that someone was trying to steal their Twitter account information, and to download a “secure module” to protect their account.
zveloLABS™ has uncovered thousands of compromised web servers hosting fake YouTube pages. Attempting to play the video on these fake pages prompts the user to install a ‘media codec’ which then infects the machine with malware.
zveloLABS™ researchers have been tracking a recent campaign abusing Google Groups to spread malicious links in Spam emails. Users following the link are infected with a Downloader Trojan, silently infecting the machine with various types of malware including Rogue AntiVirus.