Cryptojacking Phishing Attacks Target Enterprises With NSA-Linked Exploits

  Summary: Researchers at Symantec are tracking a cryptojacking campaign that —for now—seems mostly to affect businesses in China. They're calling the campaign "Beapy," and the worm ...
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Cryptojacking 101: A First Look at Cryptomining Attacks

Your organization might just be making someone else money by allowing them to mine for cryptocurrency on your computers… and not even know it.
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Watch Out – Cryptojacking rises 1,180 percent!

As if ransomware wasn’t enough of a problem, the addition coin mining malware’s and a 1,189% mind-bending increase is enough to make you sit up and take notice.   Cryptomining is a ...
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Legacy Cybersecurity Defenses Won’t Keep Pace with New Ransomware and Cryptojacking Threats

Findings from the 2018 Webroot Threat Report Reveal the Increasing Sophistication of Phishing, Malware, and Cryptojacking.   Webroot, revealed results from their 2018 annual threat ...
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MY TAKE: Why ‘cryptojacking’ is spreading faster than ransomware — and may be more insidious

Has there ever been anything more tailor made for hackers than crypto currency? Is anyone surprised that hackers are innovating ways to crack into digital wallets and currency exchanges? ...
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Ad Network Uses Advanced Malware Technique To Conceal Cryptojacking Ads

I blogged a few days ago about a method to embed a crypto-mining script in a Word doc. Turns out an ad network has done an even better job! Arstechnica wrote: "Domain-name algorithms are ...
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Cryptojacking Scripts And Phishing Pages Could Soon Invade Your Word Documents

Let's open that doc file and watch the Matrix again. Catalin Cimpanu at Bleepingcomputer had the scoop on this concerning news: "Cryptojacking scripts that mine Monero via JavaScript code ...
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Tennessee Hospital Hit With Cryptojacking Attack Sends Out Databreach Notification

Decatur County General Hospital is notifying 24,000 patients of cryptomining software on its EMR system. In what may be the first report I’ve seen of a hospital having their EMR server ...
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