The trend toward cryptojacking: What it is and how businesses can prevent it

Digital attacks have evolved quite a bit in recent years. First, businesses and researchers observed a rash of ransomware, wherein encryption was exploited to lock users out of their data and files in an attempt to collect financial ransom. Now, the next big wave in cybercriminal strategy has come, involving increasingly popular cryptocurrencies and the…
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This Week in Security News: Cyber Leads and Email Frauds

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, The Trump Administration added a cyber lead at Homeland Security and the Energy Department. Also, the FBI announced the arrest of 74 “email fraudsters” on Monday. Read…
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Don’t be a Coinmining Zombie – Part 2: How Do You Protect Yourself from being Cryptojacked?

Safe behaviors to protect yourself from cryptojacking follow the familiar rules you should adhere to every day to protect yourself against viruses, worms, bots, and malware, including ransomware, which are typically pushed to you through phishing techniques and social engineering:     Strengthen your network device’s credentials (e.g., your router), to make it less open…
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