Tag - cryptojacking

HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED : NINJIO SEASON 3, EPISODE 8, CRYPTOMINER PANTS ON FIRE

HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED : NINJIO SEASON 3, EPISODE 8, CRYPTOMINER PANTS ON FIRE

In NINJIO’s Season 3, Episode 8, a phone overheats and explodes.  It might have been a product failure – but there is a possibility that the user was a victim of cryptojacking.  Malicious software that is downloaded through traditional hacking methods like phishing can run cryptomining background programs on [...]

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Cryptojacking

Cryptojacking arises

One of the latest cybersecurity threat,  cryptojacking, is the secret use of your computing device to mine cryptocurrency.[1] It is becoming more prevalent that cryptojacking attacks exploded by 8,500% in 2017, due to the sudden increase in cryptocurrency values. According to Symantec, UK ranked as the fifth highest country [...]

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