Cryptojacking Almost 5 Times More Prevalent in India Than Global Average

Cryptojackers are hitting pay dirt in India, according to Microsoft’s newly released Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019.
The report states that web users in India encounter crypto mining malware attacks at a rate 4.6 times higher than the regional and global average.

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Watch Out for This Cryptojacking Botnet That Steals Data From Its Victims

The threat intelligence team at Cisco Systems discovered a new cryptojacking botnet named “Prometei.” This botnet both mines Monero (XMR) and steals data from the targeted system.
According to the paper sent to Cointelegraph, the botnet has been active since May.

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