Crypto-mining scams are on the rise as attackers see the value in virtual currency and discover ways to operate undetected on corporate networks.
TrickBot is getting in on the cryptocurrency gold rush, expanding its operations to target digital wallets and exchanges using serverside injections and other malicious tactics.
A recent study found that more than half of organizations around the world experienced a cryptocurrency mining attack last month, a trend that will likely continue as the crypto gold rush gains steam.
IBM X-Force monitored major data breach trends throughout 2017 and gleaned key insights to help companies avoid headline-grabbing security incidents.
As the value of Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies skyrockets, fraudsters are developing new blockchain exploits and mining schemes to get their cut of the digital gold rush.
The beta version of Opera 50 is the first major browser to offer a built-in mechanism that blocks cryptojacking, a new form of malware that leverages a victim's CPU to mine cryptocurrency.
A new set of bitcoin malware attacks known as CryptoShuffler generates income for fraudsters by infecting device clipboards to replace wallet IDs.
Security researchers discovered that roughly half a billion people visit websites that secretly run cryptocurrency mining scripts every month.
Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are becoming more popular, but that means cybercriminals are embracing the potential of cryptocurrency as well.
IBM Managed Security Services (MSS) detected a sixfold increase in attacks involving embedded CPU mining tools between January and August 2017.