This spooky Monero-mining malware waits to be controlled remotely

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a mysterious new strain of cryptocurrency mining (cryptomining) malware that employs powerful techniques to avoid detection and analysis. Software firm Varonis determined the malware is based on Monero mining software XMRig, which is open source and hosted on GitHub. Hard Fork has previously reported on other notable instances of cryptomining malware…

New Bluetooth Vulnerability Lets Attackers Spy On Encrypted Connections

Over a billion Bluetooth-enabled devices, including smartphones, laptops, smart IoT devices, and industrial devices, have been found vulnerable to a high severity vulnerability that could allow attackers to spy on data transmitted between the two devices. The vulnerability, assigned as CVE-2019-9506, resides in the way ‘encryption key negotiation protocol’ lets two Bluetooth BR/EDR devices choose…

With $40 million in funding and a $200 million valuation, will the only museums be Museums of Ice Cream? – TechCrunch

Call the rollers of big rounds,The well-capitalized ones, and have them backmakers of rooms themed like concupiscent curds. Let the influencers gather in the stylesthey love to wear, and let other startupsthrow away their term sheets like last month’s newspapers.Let be be finale of seem.The only museum is the Museum of Ice Cream. Take from…