Cryptojackers growing in numbers and sophistication

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Probably due to rising energy costs and the volatility in crypto-currencies, we can see a rise in malicious crypto mining, aka cryptojacking.

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Hardware-based threat defense against increasingly complex cryptojackers

Credit to Author: Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2022 17:00:00 +0000

To provide advanced protection against increasingly complex and evasive cryptojackers, Microsoft Defender Antivirus integrates with Intel® Threat Detection Technology (TDT) that applies machine learning to low-level CPU telemetry in detecting cryptojackers, even when the malware is obfuscated and can evade security tools.

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In hot pursuit of ‘cryware’: Defending hot wallets from attacks

Credit to Author: Paul Oliveria| Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 16:00:00 +0000

The rise in cryptocurrency market capitalization paved the way to the emergence of threats Microsoft security researchers are referring to as “cryware”—information stealers focused on gathering and exfiltrating data from non-custodial cryptocurrency wallets.

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Blockchain & Fraud Prevention: Strategies to overcome the cryptocurrency scam

Credit to Author: Vijay Yadav| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:58:22 +0000

What is Cryptocurrency?  Cryptocurrency is a type of digital currency that generally only exists electronically. There is no…

The post Blockchain & Fraud Prevention: Strategies to overcome the cryptocurrency scam appeared first on Quick Heal Blog | Latest computer security news, tips, and advice.

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INTERPOL Collaboration Reduces Cryptojacking by 78%

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 14:40:55 +0000

Cybercriminals are often seen as having the upper hand over the “white hat” community. After all, they’re anonymous, can launch attacks from virtually anywhere in the world, and usually have the element of surprise. But there’s one secret weapon the good guys have: Collaboration. That’s why Trend Micro has always prioritized its partnerships with law…

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Lemon_Duck PowerShell malware cryptojacks enterprise networks

Credit to Author: rajeshnataraj| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 04:01:09 +0000

SophosLabs are monitoring a significant spike in crypto mining attacks, which spread quickly across enterprise networks. Starting from a single infection, these attacks use a variety of malicious scripts that, eventually, turn an enterprise&#8217;s large pool of CPU resources into efficient cryptocurrency mining slaves. The threat actors behind these campaigns have been using an array [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/jF91Bgk0dso” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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