Recent research has failed to pin down exactly how the current crypto-mining craze is trending, but companies can derive many key enterprise security lessons from the latest headline-grabbing threat.
A recent report found that the volume of new cybersecurity threats doubled from four per second in Q3 2017 to eight per second in the fourth quarter.
Crypto-mining scams are on the rise as attackers see the value in virtual currency and discover ways to operate undetected on corporate networks.
The number of domains hosting cryptocurrency mining scripts jumped 725 percent over a four-month period in the latter part of 2017, according to recent research.
Mobile Security Report: Banking Trojans and Cryptocurrency Malware Grew by at Least 60 Percent in 2017
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XMRig is popular among cybercriminals because it is open source, meaning threat actors can make relatively simple changes to its code to convert the tool into a cryptojacking mechanism.
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.
Cybercriminals altered Texthelp's Browsealoud web screen reader to install a cryptocurrency miner on many high-profile websites, including government sites in the U.S. and U.K.
According to a recent report, Litecoin is the second-most popular cryptocurrency among vendors that operate on the Dark Web.
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.