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In 2018, Kaspersky Lab recorded a 4-fold increase in cryptomining attacks in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region from 3.5 million in 2017 to 13 million this year, the firm said on December 14. The increase in cryptomining attacks in META comes at a time when digital threats...
Shortly after the attacks of September 11th, the United States passed legislation giving the federal government sweeping powers. The Patriot Act was designed to be a temporary measure to prevent terrorism in the new age that America found itself in. It passed the House of Representatives and the Senate...
A new report has found that malicious actors are turning their attention away from ransomware to cryptojacking. In recent years, the cryptocurrency market has become a hot topic, attracting more people keen to make a profit from it. Consequently, this has meant that criminals are eager to get involved as...
Crypto-mining malware is draining enterprises' CPU power with an estimated 23% of organizations globally being affected by the Coinhive variant during January 2018, according to Check Point's latest Global Threat Impact index. Researchers of the firm discovered three different variants of crypto-mining malware in its top 10 most prevalent threat...
Earlier this week, a user posting on the Ethereum subreddit (/r/Ethereum), the largest Ethereum community with over 131,000 members, revealed that malware installed on Windows computers is capable of altering Ethereum addresses when copying and pasting. Bitcoin Address Modifying Malware First Discovered in February of 2016 Major antivirus development firm Symantec...

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