Researchers Find Monero Mining Malware That Hides From Task Manager

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A cybersecurity firm has discovered a new strain of Monero mining malware, which contains code that hides the miner from Task Manager. Cybersecurity company Varonis has discovered a new cryptojacking virus, dubbed “Norman,” that aims to mine the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) and evade detection. Varonis published a report about Norman on Aug.14. According to the report, Varonis found Norman as one of many cryptojacking viruses deployed in an attack that infected machines at a mid-size company. Hackers and cybercriminals deploy cryptojacking hardware to use the computing power of unsuspecting users’ machines to mine cryptocurrencies like the privacy oriented coin Monero.Norman in particular…
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Researchers Find Monero Mining Malware That Hides From Task Manager

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