Crypto Jacking stories
Darktrace notes health, retail and energy cyberattack trends
The most observed 2022 cyber incident in Australia’s healthcare was suspicious network scan activity and multiple lateral movement model breaches in 2021.
Sysdig reveals a loss of $53 for every $1 cryptojackers gain
The 2022 Sysdig Cloud Native Threat Report breaks down supply chain attacks against containers and how geopolitical conflict influences attacker behaviours.
Sysdig releases CDR offering to combat cryptojacking
Sysdig has unveiled a cloud detection and response (CDR) offering powered by machine learning to combat cryptojacking.
Ransomware, threats, IoT malware, cryptojacking on the rise
Cyberattacks become more attractive and potentially more disastrous as dependence on information technology increases.
Cybercriminals target Linux-based systems with ransomware and cryptojacking
As the most common cloud operating system, Linux is quickly becoming an attacker’s ticket into a multi-cloud environment.
New botnet uncovered known for sextortion and crypto-jacking
Check Point Research is warning of a new variant of Phorpiex, a botnet known for sextortion and crypto-jacking.
How Bitcoin could impact the cyber-threat landscape
Bitcoin's surge in value has made cybercriminals rich, with the rise in profits driving a more financially motivated threat landscape.
Sophos unearths origin of prominent cryptominer
The cryptominer was recently discovered when attackers targeted internet-facing database servers (SQL servers), and the MrbMiner was downloaded and installed.
Cryptomining trojan malware discovered by ESET researchers
Newly discovered malware, KryptoCibule, is targeting victims in Czechia and Slovakia to steal cryptocurrencies undetected.
Phishing URLs grew by 640% last year - report
Phishing attempts have increased by 640% and malware targeting Windows 7 has risen by 125%, according to a new report by OpenText.
Five tips to defend against cryptojacking - Bitglass
Hackers mine for crypto via 'cryptojacking', draining devices and cloud resources; firms face soaring costs.
Wandera reports on the state of mobile security in financial services
UK financial services face increasing cyber threats, with a 480% rise in data breaches reported in 2018, according to a report from Wandera.
How to avoid becoming a cryptojacking victim - Bitglass
Large-scale cryptojacking is a lucrative business due to the popularity and value of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Cyber threats progressing as defenses evolve - Trustwave
2019 Trustwave report unveils evolving cyber threats and data breach trends.
Survey shows organisations in the dark about shadow mining threat
To be successful and remain undetected, shadow mining depends on deliberately configuring security systems to function incorrectly.
New threats on the block: Formjacking, IoT, LotL attacks
Cybercriminals shift from ransomware to 'formjacking' for profits, says Symantec's ISTR.
Cryptomining apps discovered on Microsoft’s app store
Symantec uncovers 8 sneaky Monero-mining apps in Microsoft Store.
2018 sees 1,500% increase in coinmining malware - report
eSentire report: Coinmining malware surged 1500% in 2018 amid crypto boom, botnets up 500%.
Mac malware on WatchGuard’s top ten list for first time
The report is based on data from active WatchGuard Firebox unified threat management appliances and covers the major malware campaigns.
Exclusive: Securing cloud data in the APAC environment
The majority of users are unable to develop good cyber hygiene in line with the rapid rate of digitalisation that the APAC region is undergoing.
Pseudo-ransomware Xbash targeting Linux and Windows discovered
New Xbash malware devastates servers with no fix post-ransom, as Unit 42 links it to Iron Group.
Exclusive: Why NZ is particularly vulnerable to cryptomining
Cryptomining is the newest cybersecurity threat dominating the headlines, but awareness of the attack method is still lacking among organisations.
Exclusive: Demystifying cryptojacking and how organisations can protect themselves
Cryptojacking is becoming the new go-to method for cybercriminals to monetise their malware, with a surge of 28% per quarter globally.
Here’s what the threat landscape currently looks like, according to Fortinet
Fortinet says there are indications that some cybercriminals now prefer hijacking systems and using them for cryptomining.