OAuth for Cryptocurrency Mining

Microsoft Warns of Hackers Exploiting OAuth for Cryptocurrency Mining and Phishing

Microsoft Warns of Hackers Exploiting OAuth for Cryptocurrency Mining and Phishing Dec 13, 2023NewsroomCryptocurrency / Threat Analysis Microsoft has warned that adversaries are using OAuth applications as an automation tool to deploy virtual machines (VMs) for cryptocurrency mining and launch phishing attacks. “Threat actors compromise user accounts to create, modify, Read more…

Bitzlato Cryptocurrency Exchange

Founder of Bitzlato Cryptocurrency Exchange Pleads Guilty in Money-Laundering Scheme

Founder of Bitzlato Cryptocurrency Exchange Pleads Guilty in Money-Laundering Scheme Dec 08, 2023The Hacker NewsCryptocurrency / Cyber Crime The Russian founder of the now-defunct Bitzlato cryptocurrency exchange has pleaded guilty, nearly 11 months after he was arrested in Miami earlier this year. Anatoly Legkodymov (aka Anatolii Legkodymov, Gandalf, and Tolik), Read more…

Cryptocurrency Hacks

North Korea’s Lazarus Group Rakes in $3 Billion from Cryptocurrency Hacks

North Korea’s Lazarus Group Rakes in $3 Billion from Cryptocurrency Hacks Nov 30, 2023NewsroomCryptocurrency / Cyberattacks Threat actors from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) are increasingly targeting the cryptocurrency sector as a major revenue generation mechanism since at least 2017 to get around sanctions imposed against the country. Read more…

Sinbad Cryptocurrency Mixer

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Sinbad Cryptocurrency Mixer Used by North Korean Hackers

U.S. Treasury Sanctions Sinbad Cryptocurrency Mixer Used by North Korean Hackers Nov 30, 2023NewsroomHacking / Cryptocurrency The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Sinbad, a virtual currency mixer that has been put to use by the North Korea-linked Lazarus Group to launder ill-gotten proceeds. “Sinbad has processed millions Read more…