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Pseudo-ransomware Xbash targeting Linux and Windows discovered
Xbash is data-destructive; destroying Linux-based databases as part of its ransomware capabilities.
Exclusive: Why NZ is particularly vulnerable to cryptomining
Cryptomining is the newest cybersecurity threat dominating the headlines, but awareness of the attack method is still lacking among organisations.
Exclusive: Demystifying cryptojacking and how organisations can protect themselves
Cryptojacking is the latest step in the evolution of malware monetisation methods.
Here’s what the threat landscape currently looks like, according to Fortinet
Fortinet says there are indications that some cybercriminals now prefer hijacking systems and using them for cryptomining.
EXCLUSIVE: Rick McElroy shares how he’d breach an enterprise
Carbon Black’s Rick McElroy asserts at the end of the day, cyberwar is not about systems but rather humans vs humans as they are the weakest link.
Cryptominers posing a new threat for enterprise IT infrastructures
As well as viruses, trojans, worms and ransomware attacks, IT managers now have a new threat to worry about: cryptominers.
Data centres beware: New report predicts imminent attacks
Cryptomining is increasingly outdoing ransomware in popularity but cybercriminals are running out of CPU, painting data centres as prime targets.
Report finds legacy cybersecurity a cinch for modern cybercrime
Data collected in 2017 shows that attacks like ransomware and cryptojacking are easily bypassing legacy security solutions due to lax businesses.