New Mac cryptominer Malwarebytes detects as Bird Miner runs by emulating Linux

A new Mac cryptominer we call Bird Miner was found on pirated music production software that interestingly runs via Linux. Learn how this unique malware attempts, and ultimately fails, at using stealth techniques.

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2019 State of Malware report: Trojans and cryptominers dominate threat landscape

The 2019 State of Malware report is here. Learn what Malwarebytes Labs researchers discovered about the top global threats for businesses and consumers in 2018, and predictions for 2019.

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Mac malware combines EmPyre backdoor and XMRig miner

New Mac malware is using the EmPyre backdoor and the XMRig cryptominer to drain processor power—and possibly worse.

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How to tighten security and increase privacy on your browser

Is your browser secure and private enough by design or do you need to worry about security, privacy, fingerprinting, ads, and cookies yourself?

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Malicious cryptomining and the blacklist conundrum

When threat actors take to free and disposable cloud services, the battle against malicious cryptomining becomes a lot more difficult.

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RIG exploit kit campaign gets deep into crypto craze

We take a look at a prolific campaign that is focused on the distribution of coin miners via drive-by download attacks. We started to notice larger-than-usual payloads from the RIG exploit kit around November 2017, a trend that has continued more recently via a campaign dubbed Ngay.

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A week in security (October 9 – October 15)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from Monday, October 9 to Sunday, October 15. We presented our quarterly report, won security awards, and lots more.

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