Cryptojacking Cases Up 400% in Just a Year

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According to a new report, cases involving cryptojacking increased by more than 400 percent compared to the previous year. The Report and its Findings The Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) is a collaborative group of cybersecurity experts. The group published a detailed report on Wednesday containing staggering statistics regarding cryptojacking. The latter refers to the practice … Continue reading “Cryptojacking Cases Up 400% in Just a Year”

Cryptojacking Malware Targeting Government Sites in India

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According to a recent report in the Economic Times (ET), government sites are the main targets of cryptojacking in India. The word ‘cryptojacking’ refers to the practice of infecting a computer or device with malware that mines cryptocurrencies on the system using its processing power. The owner neither consents or knows about this breach. Government … Continue reading “Cryptojacking Malware Targeting Government Sites in India”

Cryptojacking Attacks up 1,000% in First Half of 2018

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Cryptojacking attacks have jacked global headlines. Cryptojacking Attacks have Jumped 1,000% In the first half of 2018, detected instances of cryptojacking – the commandeering of computers to mine cryptocurrencies – jumped about 1,000%. In fact, according to Trend Micro: We saw “a noticeable shift away from highly visible ransomware to a more discreet detection: cryptocurrency … Continue reading “Cryptojacking Attacks up 1,000% in First Half of 2018”

Cryptocurrency Mining Hacks: What you Must be Aware of Now

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In an industry rife with fraud, scam and hacks, it pays to protect yourself. Year over year, malicious cryptocurrency mining attacks soared nearly 960%, according to IT security firm, Trend Micro. Hacks will get worse, as hackers become craftier Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of someone else’s computer to mine cryptocurrency. Once a hacker gets … Continue reading “Cryptocurrency Mining Hacks: What you Must be Aware of Now”