Tag: Cryptojacking

Cryptojacking Malware Beapy Primarily Targets Chinese Enterprises

Over the past 18 months, the cryptojacking threat has become all the more tangible. Whereas consumers were among the first wave of “targets'< it now seems most of these attempts are shifting to a completely different audience. The vast majority of current cryptojacking attacks target enterprises, with one strain making a massive impact in China over the past handful of months. Cryptojacking Remains Popular in China Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts will …
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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. In most cases, this code was injected by criminals, rather than by the site owners. Cryptojacking Remains a big Problem Anyone who has paid attention to developments in the cryptocurrency industry …
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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 a somewhat easy way to determine whether or not one has fallen victim to cryptojacking. Make Sure to do the Cryptojacking Test While there is no foolproof method of dealing with cryptojacking …
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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 gained a lot of traction in Sweden as of late. Sweden is Home to Many Cryptojackers It is unfortunate to see how popular illicit trends associated with cryptocurrencies are becoming. …
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