Category: Malware

massive Dofoil coin mining

Windows Defender prevents massive Dofoil coin mining campaign

Microsoft has released a blog post detailing that its Windows Defender (Windows 7, 8.1 and 10) blocked “massive” Dofoil cryptocurrency mining activities a few days ago. Windows Defender uses behavior-based signals and machine learning models...

Andy Android emulator

Bitcoin Miner found in Andy Android emulator for Windows

According to Softpedia, the Andy Android emulator installation package for Windows was found to contain an encrypted currency mining program. The user community conducted a thorough investigation and pointed out that after installing the simulator,...

Google Translate desktop app malware

Google Translate desktop app includes malware

The most-used translation service in the world, Google Translate offers a web version and a mobile app, but Google doesn’t offer a desktop client. So malware developers took advantage of this hot spot to...

Alien spyware

Google detects Alien spyware targeting Android users

Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has confirmed that Android users around the world are being targeted by the Alien spyware family, which is commercial spyware. Tracking shows that the malware family is an advanced...