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.
Last month's cybersecurity news cycle featured a tricky cryptocurrency-stealing Trojan, targeted phishing attacks, interesting insights about millennials' identity protection habits and more.
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.
Cybercriminals are emulating PC malware to develop mobile banking Trojans that leverage malicious miners to steal cryptocurrency and deliver it to attacker-controlled wallets.
Mobile Security Report: Banking Trojans and Cryptocurrency Malware Grew by at Least 60 Percent in 2017
According to a new mobile security report, both banking Trojans and cryptocurrency malware increased by at least 60 percent in 2017.
As digital coins continue to dominate tech headlines, Estonia is on the verge of launching its own national cryptocurrency known as estcoin.
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.
One security firm recently detected approximately 250 million phishing attempts against its users in 2017, according to a spam and phishing report.