Capital One hacker Paige Thompson had been using stolen computing power to mine cryptocurrencies, a federal grand jury indictment revealed.
As monero's price fell in 2018, cryptojackers innovated by stealing user data like passwords and IP addresses.
Mozilla has released an update for its Firefox browser which includes an option to block cryptocurrency mining scripts on websites.
Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.
Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”
A security bulletin released by Kaspersky Labs states that botnets are increasingly being used to distribute illicit crypto mining software.
A report by a group of cybersecurity researchers found that cryptojacking instances jumped more than 400 percent in a year.
Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks and mining malware in a new report.
Municipal government websites in Andhra Pradesh are running cryptojacking scripts, a group of security researchers found earlier this month.
Mozilla Firefox intends to add a function to block cryptomining scripts on websites by default in one of its upcoming releases.