McAfee Labs Confirms Cybersecurity’s Worst Nightmares

You already knew this, but let me throw another coal on the fire. Cybercrime is rampant, widespread, indiscriminate, and worst of all–on the rise. That’s not just speculation but confirmed in the McAfee Labs Threat report released yesterday. Not only…

Hackers Mining Cryptos Using Leaked NSA Surveillance Tools, New Report Reveals

That the NSA could be spying on you is probably something you are aware of, and most probably even made peace with. However, what happens when the same tools used by the government fall on the wrong hands? They use…

Cryptocurrency Malware Education – XBash

A lot of things are happening in the world of malware and ransomware. Cryptocurrency remains a very prominent target for criminals in this regard. A new malware, which goes by the name of Xbash, seems to combine all of the…

4 Simple Guidelines to Remain Safe From Cryptojacking Attacks

Cryptojacking is a very serious threat which cannot be taken lightly. It seems a lot of devices continue to get infected with cryptocurrency mining malware these days. The following tips can help users protect their devices from such attacks and prevent…

Gone in 60 Seconds – 7 Scary Statistics About the Evil Internet Minute

Plenty of things can happen in a minute. And when it comes to your security online, those 60 seconds are enough to send your business into a tailspin. As companies around the world look to increase their online presence and…

Cryptojacking Becomes Less Popular Due to Falling Cryptocurrency Prices, Report Claims

Cryptocurrency malware is a thriving business among online criminals. Hundreds of threats still exist, and this trend will not be slowing down anytime soon. Even so, it seems the era of cryptocurrency mining malware is nearing an end, primarily due…

5 Fierce Facts About Cybersecurity You Probably Don’t Want to Hear

It’s hard work running a business. It almost makes you ache for a simpler time when all you had to worry about was shoplifters stealing your goods. Now you’ve got confidential data, trade secrets, and, of course, plenty of money…

League of Legends PH Client Facilitated Cryptojacking Due to Modified Code

Popular online games have always been a prone target for criminals and hackers. Although these incidents are usually aimed at collecting users’ in-game items or payment information, a new trend has begun to emerge. Various sources claim the League of…

Top 5 Threats Keeping Cybersecurity Professionals Up at Night

If you’d asked any cybersecurity professional around this time last year what the greatest threat to cybersecurity was, they’d have undoubtedly said ransomware. Now worth over a billion dollars a year (and rising), with attacks like WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya wreaking…

Chinese Police Arrest Nearly Two Dozen Individuals for Cryptojacking

Cryptojacking has become an increasingly popular trend all over the world. Purposefully infecting computers with cryptocurrency mining malware can provide a very lucrative revenue stream. In China, nearly two dozen suspects have been arrested in the country’s largest cryptojacking case…

The Pirate Bay Embraces In-Browser Monero Mining as a New Revenue Model

In-browser mining has gotten a very bad reputation over the past few months. This is primarily because so many websites use this model for nefarious purposes rather than legitimate uses. The Pirate Bay has previously experimented with in-browser cryptocurrency mining,…

Cryptojacking Is Still a Booming Business, McAfee Labs Report Confirms

Developers of malicious software have shown a great aptitude for cryptocurrency integration. This has become painfully obvious due to the recent malware and ransomware trend. In this day and age, most criminals are interested in cryptojacking, which still remains a…

Top 7 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Cryptojacking

Cryptojacking is on the rise. In fact, it’s now one of the fastest-growing types of cybercrime. And here’s the real kicker: you don’t have to be involved in cryptocurrency to become a victim. In fact, just about as idyllic as…

$1.1B Worth of Crypto Has Been Lost to Hackers This Year

More than $1.1 billion worth of digital currency has been stolen in the first six months of 2018, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Carbon Black. The report unearthed a thriving dark web ecosystem related to the theft of…

Research Confirms Cryptojacking Remains Very Popular Among Criminals

It has been a while since cryptojacking made media headlines. This nefarious activity allows criminals to exploit website visitors’ computing resources to mine cryptocurrencies without consent. A new report by Troy Mursch suggests Coinhive’s code is active on close to 400 websites.…

Opera Adds a Built-In Ad Blocker to Thwart Cryptojacking Attempts

Fans of Bitcoin and similar currencies should know all about cryptojacking by now. This particularly worrisome trend has been growing in popularity for quite some time now, and it seems things will not improve in this regard. Thankfully, there’s now…

Cryptojacking Is Extremely Popular in Sweden, Researchers Claim

People who have kept close tabs on the cryptocurrency industry may have come across the term “cryptojacking” before. This particular trend revolves around hackers controlling other people’s computers or smart devices to mine cryptocurrency. A new report shows cryptojacking has…

Tesla Falls Victim to Increasingly Popular Cryptojacking Trend

Cryptojacking is quickly becoming a very serious problem in the world of security and cryptocurrency. Especially when it comes to unprotected online administration consoles, a lot of damage can be done. Surprisingly, Tesla has fallen victim to this increasingly popular…