IBM: Cybercriminals Are Moving On From Ransomware to Cryptojacking

IBM researchers have found that cryptojacking dominated the cryptocurrency cybercrime scene in 2018, overtaking ransomware attacks. Experts say the comparatively less intrusive and stealthy nature of malicious crypto-mining is the primary reason why it is fast becoming the attack vector of choice for cybercriminals. Cybercriminals Pivot to Cryptojacking In a report published by the IBM X-Force Research […]

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Phone Cryptojacking Cases Spiral Out of Control in Japan

Georgi Georgiev · April 25, 2018 · 2:30 am As Japan sees a widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies, cybersecurity threats in the face of ‘cryptojacking’ are also spiraling out of control. With more than 130,000 incidents in the three months through December 2017, the cases have increased with roughly about 175 times. Japan is rapidly becoming […]

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