Microsoft removes eight apps from its Windows App Store that were mining cryptocurrencies

Author: techbug9 | Website: Techworm.net
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Eight Malicious Crypto-Mining Apps Removed From Microsoft’s Windows App Store.

Why Key Management And Security Are Preventing Decentralized Exchange Adoption

Author: Samantha Radocchia, Contributor, Samantha Radocchia, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/samantharadocchia/ | Website: Forbes.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Keeping users' keys and crypto secure requires a shift from centralized to individualized key management.

Opera for Android 50 Brings Improved Ad Blocker, Fast Scroller, Picture-in-Picture, and More

Author:  | Website: Ndtv.com
Publish on: 02/19/2019

Opera version 50 for Android adds new features and is available for download now from the Google Play Store.

Cyber Security Today: Feb. 18, 2019 — Text scam, stolen data and phony Facebook login

Author: Howard Solomon | Website: Itworldcanada.com
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Today's podcast looks at a texting scam that pretends to come from Telus, the discovery of some phony apps on the Microsoft store and a warning about a phony Facebook login screen

Cryptocurrency miners found on Microsoft Store

Author: Rene Millman | Website: Itpro.co.uk
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Around eight potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) have been discovered on the Microsoft Store that use a victim’s computer to mine cryptocurrency.

Microsoft Store apps caught illegally mining cryptocurrencies (Matt Hanson/TechRadar)

Author: Techinvestornews.com | Website: Techinvestornews.com
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Several apps in the Microsoft Store have been found to mine cryptocurrencies in the background without the user’s knowledge.

Windows Subsystem for Linux elevates humdrum release, SAC-T sacked, and crypto-jacking apps found in Microsoft Store

Author: Richard Speed | Website: Theregister.co.uk
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Win 10 + Linux files sitting in a tree, c-o-p-y-i-n-g Roundup Yet more Linux love seeped into Windows 10 over the past week, while admins buffed their rings in readiness for servicing changes and m

Attackers place cryptojacking apps in Microsoft App Store

Author:  | Website: Techcentral.ie
Publish on: 02/18/2019

In January, security researchers from Symantec found cryptomining applications in the Microsoft App Store, but they were published in the store between April and December 2018.

Apps in the Microsoft Store caught illegally mining cryptocurrencies

Author: Matt Hanson | Website: TechRadar
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Several apps in the Microsoft Store have been found to mine cryptocurrencies in the background without the user’s knowledge.

Razer Game Store shuttered

Author: Gareth Halfacree | Website: Bit-tech.net
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Not good news for Gold holders.

Microsoft's Store is not a safe haven

Author: Martin Brinkmann | Website: Ghacks.net
Publish on: 02/18/2019

Symantec discovered eight application in the official Microsoft Store that ran cryptomining operations without informing the user about it in the background when installed.

8 Cryptojacking apps removed from the Microsoft Store

Author: Karan Khanna | Website: Thewindowsclub.com
Publish on: 02/16/2019

Cybersecurity firm Symantec has reported that eight apps on the Microsoft Store were engaged in Cryptojacking.

Cybersecurity Firm Symantec Finds 8 Cryptojacking Apps on Microsoft Store - CryptoGlobe

Author: Siamak Masnavi | Website: Cryptoglobe.com
Publish on: 02/16/2019

On Friday (February 15th), cybersecurity firm Symantec Corporation reported that it had found eight Windows apps on Microsoft Store that mine the privacy-focused cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) without

That battery-saving app may have used your device to mine Monero, Symantec says

Author: Jeff Stone | Website: Cyberscoop.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Microsoft Surface Pro computers. (Raysonho / Wikimedia Commons) Written by Feb 15, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP.

Attackers place cryptojacking apps in the Microsoft App Store

Author: Lucian Constantin, Lucian Constantin | Website: Csoonline.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

In January, security researchers from Symantec found cryptomining applications in the Microsoft App Store, but they were published in the store between April and December 2018.

Google to improve protection against malicious apps, bad developers in Play Store

Author: Jonathan Lamont | Website: Mobilesyrup.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Google says that it has and will continue to improve the systems it uses to protect the Play Store and prevent malicious apps and bad actors from getting on the market in the first place.

Eight Cryptojacking Apps Booted From Microsoft Store

Author: Lindsey O'Donnell | Website: Threatpost.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

The eight apps were secretly stealing victims' CPU power to mine for Monero.

Cryptojacking Applications Land in Microsoft Store

Author: Ionut Arghire | Website: Securityweek.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Eight applications designed to mine for crypto-currency without users’ knowledge made their way into the Microsoft Store, Symantec has discovered. read more

Cryptojacking Coinhive Miners for the first time found on the Microsoft Store

Author: Pierluigi Paganini | Website: Securityaffairs.co
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Symantec discovered eight potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) into the Microsoft Store that were dropping cryptojacking Coinhive miners.

Eight cryptojacking apps found on Microsoft Store

Author:  | Website: Cyware.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

These apps secretly mined the open-source cryptocurrency Monero by exploiting users' devices. Upon being informed about the apps, Microsoft removed the malicious apps from the app store.

8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

Author: Daniel Palmer | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.

Detected Cryptojacking Prompts Microsoft to Remove Eight Free Apps from Microsoft Store

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

United States-based software corporation Microsoft has removed eight Windows 10 applications from its official app store after cybersecurity firm Symantec identified the presence of surreptitious M

Cryptojacking Coinhive Miners Land on the Microsoft Store For the First Time

Author: Sergiu Gatlan | Website: Bleepingcomputer.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

A batch of eight potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) were found on the Microsoft Store dropping malicious Monero (XMR) Coinhive cryptomining scripts, delivered with the help of Google's l

Microsoft removes eight cryptojacking apps from official store

Author: Catalin Cimpanu | Website: Zdnet.com
Publish on: 02/15/2019

Eight Windows 10 apps removed from the Microsoft Store after getting caught mining Monero behind users' backs.

What Is Clipper Malware and How Does It Affect Android Users?

Author: Simon Batt | Website: Makeuseof.com
Publish on: 02/14/2019

On January 8, 2019, we saw the first instance of “clipper malware” on the Google Play store.

Bitcoin Bottom Doesn’t Matter, Last Time General Population Can Afford Entire BTC

Author: Tony Spilotro | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 02/13/2019

Bitcoin (BTC) has been pitched as peer-to-peer electronic cash, a store of value, a disruptor of traditional financial instruments, and a way to free the world from the shackles of the government’s