1.6 Million Attacks: Kaspersky Reveals Data on Crypto Mining Malware
More than 1.65 million computers were targeted by cryptocurrency mining malware attacks in the first eight months of 2017, according to a new report.
Private enterprise blockchains are prone to insider attacks and don’t benefit from constant testing by an open community, experts at Kaspersky and EY say.
In the cat-and-mouse game between hackers and users, less-lucrative crypto-mining malware fell out of favor this year.
The cybersecurity specialist foresees a rise in crypto crime ahead in 2021 as the COVID-19 epidemic hits national economies.
A security bulletin released by Kaspersky Labs states that botnets are increasingly being used to distribute illicit crypto mining software.
Cybercriminals earned more than $2.3 million from cryptocurrency scams during the second quarter of 2018, a new study reports.