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Cryptomining stories - Page 2

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CSOs - are you prepared for cloud cryptojacking?
Mon, 18th Feb 2019
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A recent report found that almost half of the organisations surveyed have malware in one of their cloud applications.
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Cybercrime tools and services becoming increasingly democratised
Thu, 7th Feb 2019
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Findings from Check Point's new report reveal a concerning trend as cybercrime grows increasingly well-managed and accessible.
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OT attacks and cryptominers on the rise – Skybox
Wed, 30th Jan 2019
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Skybox Security’s 2019 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report analyzes what shaped the threat landscape over 2018 and what it means for the year ahead.
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Carbon Black releases 2019 global threat report
Mon, 28th Jan 2019
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Carbon Black warns of next-gen cyberattacks fuelled by geopolitical tensions in 2019 Global Threat Report.
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Cryptomining affected 37% of businesses last year
Fri, 25th Jan 2019
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Report exposes stealthy cryptocrime surge in 2019, impacting 37% of global firms.
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Malwarebytes reveals APAC countries most targeted by malware
Thu, 24th Jan 2019
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The report identifies increases in backdoors, cryptocurrency miners, and the use of exploits against their endpoints.
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Malware downloader on the rise in Check Point’s latest Threat Index
Wed, 16th Jan 2019
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Organisations continue to be targeted by cryptominers, despite an overall drop in value across all cryptocurrencies in 2018.
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2019’s top three cybersecurity trends - Akamai
Mon, 7th Jan 2019
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Cybercriminals have been moving towards a ‘gig economy’ – an underground community of malicious actors exchanging services.
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2019 threat landscape predictions - Proofpoint
Tue, 18th Dec 2018
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Proofpoint researchers have looked ahead at the trends and events likely to shape the threat landscape in the year to come.
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Cyber attacks develop complexity, target Windows sysad tools - report
Wed, 5th Dec 2018
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The report explores changes in the threat landscape over the past year, uncovering trends and how they are expected to impact cybersecurity in 2019.
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2018’s worst malware revealed in report
Fri, 2nd Nov 2018
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Webroot's 'Nastiest Malware' list warns of botnets, ransomware and cryptomining menaces in 2018.
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Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
Wed, 10th Oct 2018
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This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
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Protecting New Zealand in the new cybercrime threatscape
Mon, 17th Sep 2018
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New Zealand’s businesses are digitally transforming, supported by good internet infrastructure, and immersed in a culture of innovation.
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Diginex and Symbioses deploy decentralised supercomputing network
Mon, 3rd Sep 2018
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Diginex will provide up to 2,500 nodes at its Switzerland data centre to perform optimised cryptocurrency mining on the Symbioses network.
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Cryptomining and IoT attacks gunning for healthcare industry
Wed, 22nd Aug 2018
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Medical staff now carry multiple connected devices with them, including personal devices that lack appropriate security controls.
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MikroTik routers in NZ may be at risk of cryptomining - Symantec
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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Mass coin miner hack hits 157k MikroTik routers; patch urgently says Symantec.
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DC Two set to build Australia's first solar-powered data center
Wed, 8th Aug 2018
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The data center is currently being built in Collie, which is 200 kilometres south of Perth, in Western Australia.
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Criminals aim for attack 'quality, not quantity' as malware volumes drop
Tue, 31st Jul 2018
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The crime lull may be a continuation of Q1’s drop, but cryptominers, ransomware, and exploits have opted for ‘quality, not quantity’.
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Exclusive: Why NZ is particularly vulnerable to cryptomining
Wed, 11th Jul 2018
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Cryptomining is the newest cybersecurity threat dominating the headlines, but awareness of the attack method is still lacking among organisations.
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Use of banking trojans up 50%, cryptomining still dominant malware – report
Tue, 10th Jul 2018
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Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals that Trojan malware families enter Top 10 Most Wanted Ranking; Cryptomining remains top of the list.
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Criminals “infect and collect” in cryptocurrency mining surge
Fri, 6th Jul 2018
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Coin miner malware grew a stunning 629% in the first quarter of 2018, rocketing from around 400,000 total known samples in Q4 2017 to more than 2.9mil.
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Exclusive: Demystifying cryptojacking and how organisations can protect themselves
Thu, 5th Jul 2018
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Cryptojacking is becoming the new go-to method for cybercriminals to monetise their malware, with a surge of 28% per quarter globally.
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Cryptomining attacks to gain prevalence in H2 2018 – WatchGuard report
Mon, 2nd Jul 2018
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98.8% of Linux malwares in Q1 hid crypto-miners, reveals WatchGuard's security report.
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Cyberthreats shifting with ransomware attacks down - research
Mon, 18th Jun 2018
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Ransomware attacks are significantly declining, and active defences strategies are highly effective but underutilised, according to ISACA.