New cryptominer KryptoCibule attacked residents of Eastern Europe

ESET specialists have discovered a new Trojan KryptoCibule, which aims to steal and mine cryptocurrency.

The functions of the virus allows to launch hidden mining on the victim’s device, change the addresses of cryptocurrency wallets and steal personal information.

KryptoCibule is primarily aimed at residents of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. KryptoCibule is distributed via torrent with an infected ZIP archive containing pirated content.

The virus includes many tools that make it difficult to detect on an attacked computer.

To protect against the new crypto-miner, users are advised to stop using pirated content.

Earlier, cyber-security experts reported a surge in the activity of the Mekotio Trojan, aimed at stealing cryptocurrencies.

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