Tag Archives: Apps

8 Cryptojacking Apps were Detected in the Microsoft App Store

The crypto market might have been dominated by the bears and several crypto mining farms might have shut down, but cryptojacking is one activity that has not been affected by the market conditions. In fact, there were eight different cryptojacking apps that were found on the Microsoft app store. Continue reading 8 Cryptojacking Apps were Detected in the Microsoft App Store

Monero (XMR) Was Reportedly Mined By 8 Cryptojacking Apps In The Microsoft Store

A new report coming from Symantec revealed that eight cryptojacking apps had been removed from the Microsoft Store after they have been detected as being malicious back in January. Continue reading Monero (XMR) Was Reportedly Mined By 8 Cryptojacking Apps In The Microsoft Store

Google Boots Four Malicious Crypto Apps from Play Store

Despite attempts to weed out fake cryptocurrency apps on the Android marketplace, the war is far from being won. Cybersecurity researcher Lukas Stefanko recently came across four fake crypto apps in the Google Play Store that impersonated Ethereum wallet MetaMask, as well as the Tether and NEO cryptocurrencies. According to Stefanko, the apps have been on the Android marketplace for weeks now and had been downloaded several hundred times. The apps were removed from the Google Play Store as soon as they were reported. Continue reading Google Boots Four Malicious Crypto Apps from Play Store