Tag: Cryptojacking

Altcoin Mining
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1 in 3 U.K. Businesses Hit by Cryptojacking in July: Study

Brian Evans - Aug 17, 2018

A new study published by Citrix has suggested that approximately 30 percent of businesses in the U.K. fell victim to cryptojacking attacks in July alone, as criminals…

Bitcoin
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Citrix Survey: More Than Half of UK Companies Hit by Cryptojacking Malware at Some Point

Brian Evans - Aug 15, 2018

Fifty nine percent of U.K. companies have been hit by cryptojacking attacks at some point, with 80 percent of those cases taking place in the past 6…

Accenture
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Iranian Crypto Ransomware Threat Will Rise in Today’s Geopolitical Climate, Report Predicts

Brian Evans - Aug 08, 2018

A new report from Accenture states that Iran-based ransomware demanding payment in crypto is on the rise and will further escalate in the current geopolitical climate

Bitcoin Scams
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Monero Cryptomining Attack Affects Over 200,000 ISP-Grade Routers Globally

Brian Evans - Aug 06, 2018

Four months after a security patch for MikroTik routers was released, some of the users of the devices who ignored fixing the vulnerability have now been turned…

Abstracticism
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Steam Yanks Game From Marketplace Over Crypto Mining Allegations

Brian Evans - Jul 31, 2018

Video game marketplace Steam removed an alleged crypto miner from its platform Monday amid user complaints.

Abstractism
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Steam Shuts Down Game for Cryptomining Monero from Gamers

Brian Evans - Jul 31, 2018

Valve Corporation, the company behind the gaming website Steam, suddenly pulled a game called Abstractism from its store. Customer complaints and the game’s performance metrics point to…

Cryptojacking
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New Crypto Mining Malware Targeting Corporate Networks, Says Kaspersky

Brian Evans - Jul 27, 2018

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have uncovered a new form of cryptojacking malware targeting corporations in multiple countries.

Crypto
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Cryptojacking Becomes Less Popular Due to Falling Cryptocurrency Prices, Report Claims

Brian Evans - Jul 21, 2018

Cryptocurrency malware is a thriving business among online criminals. Hundreds of threats still exist, and this trend will not be slowing down anytime soon. Even so, it…

attack surface
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5 Fierce Facts About Cybersecurity You Probably Don’t Want to Hear

Brian Evans - Jul 20, 2018

It’s hard work running a business. It almost makes you ache for a simpler time when all you had to worry about was shoplifters stealing your goods.…

Crime
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League of Legends PH Client Facilitated Cryptojacking Due to Modified Code

Brian Evans - Jul 16, 2018

Popular online games have always been a prone target for criminals and hackers. Although these incidents are usually aimed at collecting users’ in-game items or payment information,…