A Canadian university had to take critical IT systems offline after security professionals identified an attack designed to mine cryptocurrency using the school's computing resources.
Cybercriminals buried crypto-mining malware inside compromised websites in an effort to hijack victims' computing resources.
Instead of seeking financial gains with ransom demands, threat actors are now aiming to steal central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU) resources to facilitate cryptojacking.
Malicious cryptocurrency mining techniques have gobbled up approximately 5 percent of all Monero in circulation today, according to a recent study.
A new report named cryptojacking as one of the six most significant threats facing U.K. businesses in 2018.
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.