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IBM: Cybercriminals Are Moving On From Ransomware to Cryptojacking

IBM researchers have found that cryptojacking dominated the cryptocurrency cybercrime scene in 2018, overtaking ransomware attacks. Experts say the comparatively less intrusive and...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 03, 2019 | 06:30
Ransomware Upstages Cryptojacking as Dominant Form of Crypto Cyberattack

Ransomware Overtakes Cryptojacking as Cybercriminals’ Favorite...

Malwarebytes says ransomware attacks are the current favorite method of crypto hackers and cybercriminals. The cybersecurity outfit believes the continued decline in cryptocurrency...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 17, 2018 | 03:00
Cryptocurrency Malware Infects Over 200,000 Mikrotik Routers

Cryptocurrency Malware Infects Over 200,000 Mikrotik Routers

A cryptojacking campaign has affected over 200,000 routers made by Mikrotik, the Latvian networking company.  A Months-Old Vulnerability Exploited Security researchers recently mapped...

Nigel Gambanga | Aug 07, 2018 | 00:00
League of Legends Garena Client Infected with a Cryptocurrency Miner

League of Legends Garena Client Infected with a Cryptocurrency Miner

League of Legends players in the Philippines are in a state after it was discovered that a malicious script used to mine cryptocurrencies by hijacking users’ computing power was...

Georgi Georgiev | Jul 13, 2018 | 03:00
The Pirate Bay Resumes Cryptojacking But Should it Even be an Issue?

The Pirate Bay Resumes Cryptojacking But Should it Even be an Issue?

The Pirate Bay (TPB) has resumed its cryptojacking activities. The P2P file-sharing platform launched another browser script that hijacks unused CPU power of site users to mine...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jul 04, 2018 | 00:00
Weiss Ratings Untangle The Controversy Underlying Privacy Coins

New Cybersecurity Report Notes Rising Cases of Cryptojacking Attacks...

A recent internet security report from an independent cybersecurity firm has highlighted the growing threat of crypto-mining malware. Its findings highlight that in the first quarter...

Nigel Gambanga | Jul 03, 2018 | 17:00

‘Drupalgeddon 2’: Cryptojacking Makes a Return to...

Contrary to popular belief, the cryptocurrency space is not always sunshine and rainbows. A report released by an independent internet security analyst has shown that over 400 websites...

Nick Chong | May 08, 2018 | 03:00

UNICEF Australia Introduces Crypto Mining Fundraising Program

UNICEF Australia has launched a cryptocurrency mining program to raise funds for its humanitarian activities. The aid organization is utilizing the computing power of website visitors...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | May 01, 2018 | 05:00

Phone Cryptojacking Cases Spiral Out of Control in Japan

As Japan sees a widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies, cybersecurity threats in the face of ‘cryptojacking’ are also spiraling out of control. With more than 130,000 incidents in...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 25, 2018 | 02:30
Watchout! Satori Botnet Targets Exposed Ethereum Miners
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Ransomware Attacks Drop while Cryptojacking Marks 4000% Increase in...

Android crypto-miners have seen a staggering 4000% increase in the first three months of 2018. To put things in perspective, the total consumer detections have reached 16 million as of...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 10, 2018 | 02:00

Students Abuse Free Power for Crypto Mining; Criminals Abuse Students

In news that will surprise precisely nobody, students have realized that they can abuse college resources for mining cryptocurrency. Following this, criminals realized that they can...

Emilio Janus | Apr 01, 2018 | 18:00
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Cryptojacking Up 8,500% Last Year: Stay Protected!

The rampant interest in the field of cryptocurrencies and the rise in value of Bitcoin in the second half of 2017 was accompanied by an explosive spike in coin mining scripts...

Georgi Georgiev | Mar 28, 2018 | 12:00

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