Tag Archive: cryptomining

Phorpiex botnet is back with a new Twizt: Hijacking Hundreds of crypto transactions

December 16, 2021 1:58 pm

Research by: Alexey Bukhteyev Check Point Research (CPR) spotted the resurgence of Phorpiex, an old threat known for its sextortion spam campaigns, crypto-jacking, cryptocurrency clipping and ransomware spread The new variant “Twizt” enables... Click to Read More

KingMiner: The New and Improved CryptoJacker

November 29, 2018 12:34 am

Research by: Ido Solomon and Adi Ikan   Crypto-Mining attacks have grown and evolved in 2018. Due to the rise in value and popularity of crypto currencies, hackers are increasingly motivated to exploit... Click to Read More

A Crypto Mining Operation Unmasked

April 29, 2018 8:00 am

  Introduction With the emerging threat of miners and the rise of cryptocurrencies that have taken the world by storm lately, Check Point Research has been keeping an eye out for mining campaigns.... Click to Read More

Jenkins Miner: One of the Biggest Mining Operations Ever Discovered

February 15, 2018 11:44 am

  The Check Point research team has discovered what could potentially become one of the biggest malicious mining operations ever seen. As seen in our previous report of the RubyMiner, these types of... Click to Read More

‘RubyMiner’ Cryptominer Affects 30% of WW Networks

January 11, 2018 2:08 pm

  In the last 24 hours, 30% of networks worldwide have experienced compromise attempts by a crypto-miner targeting web servers. During that period, the lone attacker attempted to exploit 30% of all networks... Click to Read More

Morfix And Its Users Fall Victim to Crypto-Mining

December 28, 2017 4:02 am

  Check Point Researchers have recently discovered a crypto-mining script running through Morfix, the popular Hebrew to English online dictionary, without its users’ knowledge or permission. The mining was operated by a JavaScript,... Click to Read More