Cryptojacking attacks are both an internal and external threat, as the hacking groups are getting more organized in attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in the networks.Read more
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.
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.
Mexican users of public cloud networks report a surge in cryptojacking and ransomeware attacks in recent months.Read more