Category: Cryptomining

A game that cryptojacks, a town under seige, and more data breaches | Avast

Avast Security News Team August 3, 2018 #malware, Cryptomining, ransomware, Security News

Steam game found to be secretly cryptomining

“Malicious cryptomining has become so popular among cybercriminals that it has earned its own name: cryptojacking,” states Avast security evangelist Luis Corrons. “It is one of the most popular ways to make easy money nowadays, and we have seen in the last months how thousands of vulnerable websites have been hacked to make their visitors cryptomine, or using ads to push cryptomining JavaScript.”

Why download the exploit, when you can carry it with you?

Jessica Bair August 2, 2018 Cisco Umbrella, cisco umbrella investigate, Cognitive Cloud Analytics, Cryptomining, Next Generation Firewall with IPS, RSAC 2018, security, stealthwatch, Threat Grid

For the 2nd year, RSA Conference 2018 APJ created an educational exhibit, sponsored by RSA and Cisco, to monitor the RSA Conference public Wi-Fi network provided by the Marina Bay Sands (MBS).

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