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.
Just in time for IoT Day, the Mirai botnet is launching attacks with a new trick up its sleeve: a built-in bitcoin mining component.
A recent cyberattack on a bitcoin mining site has many users wondering: Has the canary sung its final song? Could this be the end of the currency?