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Cryptojacking worm uses Docker to infect over 2,000 systems to secretly mine Monero

Researchers have uncovered the first instance case of a cryptojacking worm that propagates via malicious Docker images, according to Palo Alto Networks’ threat intelligence team Unit 42. Dubbed “Graboid,” the worm infects compromised hosts with malware that covertly abuses the systems to mine privacy-focused cryptocurrency Monero before randomly spreading to the next target. Docker is a popular …

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France doesn’t want Facebook to operate Libra in Europe

Facebook’s ambitious cryptocurrency project, Libra, has been facing a lot of heat in Europe since its announcement in June. Now, according to Reuters, the French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, doesn’t want it to operate in the EU, as he feels it’s unclear exactly how the digital currency will function. Le Maire said there are systemic financial …

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