Coinhive’s DNS Hack Was Due To Password Reuse

News broke yesterday morning that an unknown hacker hijacked Coinhive’s DNS server and replaced the legitimate Coinhive JavaScript in-browser miner with a malicious version that mined Monero for the hacker’s own wallet. Helming, Director of Product Management at DomainTools commented below. Helming, Director of Product Management at DomainTools:  “This incident illustrates perfectly how DNS credentials are, in many cases, the keys to the […]

The Blame Game: Identifying The Culprit During Security Incident Response

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After a serious IT security incident is discovered, the priority is to shut it down and recover quickly in a cost-effective manner. However, management will want to find the root of the problem so that they have a place to point the finger, but this is often easier said than done. Security incidents require a […]

Get Remote Access To Corporate PCs For Just $3 Thanks To The Dark Web

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Security experts have found that Dark web vendors are now selling remote access to corporate computers for as little as $3 (£2.28). Dark web marketplaces have begun increasingly selling credentials to hacked Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) servers, which allow hackers to spy on and steal data from companies without using malware. Tyler Reguly, Manager of Security Research and Development at […]