Tag: Cryptojacking

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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…

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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…

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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

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.…

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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,…