Malicious hackers are using bitcoin applications to steal personal information
Before the media reported a new variant of the Satori malware is targeting the virtual currency mining machine. From January 8th onwards, Satori began to mill workshop Ethernet variants as the target, through the management of port attack, to replace the wallet address, the final mining equipment is to grab the victim and the corresponding Ethernet token fang. The new variant is named Satori.Coin.Robber. This is the first time that the botnet to replace its wallet.
Recently, hackers through other encryption currency bitcoin to steal money or personal information of the emergence of new means. According to the CNBC website, there are reports that hackers are now eyeing the Apple Corp, the Google Corporation with malicious application store encryption currency application, use these applications to steal money, personal data.
Before the media reported
Network security firm RiskIQ researchers analyzed more than 18 thousand applications, in order to find out the application of network security vendors was blacklisted. They found 661 blacklisted crypto currency used in 20 applications in the store, including apple AppStore, Google GooglePlay.
The report said, hackers use the profile with the “bitcoin exchange” and “bitcoin wallet” and “encryption currency” and other words used to attract potential victims.