Cryptojacking Malware Devs Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison
Two members of Romanian hacker gang Bayrob Group were sentenced to two decades in prison after their malware mined crypto on 400,000 infected computers.
Outlaw, a group specializing in cryptojacking machines to mine monero, has returned after a brief hiatus and is expanding its global reach, according to Trend Micro.
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The attackers have apparently been targeting Microsoft SQL database servers to mine cryptocurrency for two years.
In the cat-and-mouse game between hackers and users, less-lucrative crypto-mining malware fell out of favor this year.
A new form of malware is almost invisible to anti-virus software.