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Cybersecurity Report: Cryptojacking Remains an Acute Threat in 2018

Cybersecurity Report: Cryptojacking Remains an Acute Threat in 2018Cybercrime ran rampant last year, and the cryptocurrency market was no exception, as evidenced by hacks involving bitcoin ransoms and the pervasive use of cryptojacking. Cryptojacking involves using someone’s CPUs to secretly mine cryptocurrency without that person’s permission. And according to a report by the UK’s National Crime Agency… Read More »

Ethereum Drama, More Bans and Lawsuits: This Week in Crypto

Ethereum Drama, More Bans and Lawsuits: This Week in CryptoMake sure you check out last weeks post here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week.  Price Watch: Bitcoin is down 20% this week completely retracing the past week’s gains. Despite periodic gains this week, the market still finished down significantly from last week… Read More »

Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero

The post Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero appeared first on CCN Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking other people’s devices to mine Monero (XMR), in a trend now called cryptojakcing. According to Malwarebytes, a “drive-by” mining campaign recently redirected millions of Android users to a website that hijacked their devices to mine the privacy-centric… Read More »