Rappler's latest stories on cryptominers
The Cyber Threat Alliance reports a 459% increase in the past year of illicit crypto mining – a technique used by hackers to steal the processing power of computers to create cryptocurrency
Security firm Kaspersky Lab claims this is the first time that the cybercrime group, Lazarus, distributed malware that targets macOS users
After last year's cryptocurrency boom, cryptomining profitability has significantly dropped in 2018
Cryptocurrency mining is expensive. Some hackers are secretly exploiting phones to help them mine
'Approximately 90% of all extensions with mining scripts that developers have attempted to upload to Chrome Web Store have failed to comply with these policies, and have been either rejected or removed from the store,' says Google
Cybercriminals are adapting their moneymaking practices to new technologies, and Intel is adding hardware protections to its processors to add walls against the Spectre and Meltdown issues. It's your weekly Cybersecurity Roundup!
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The servers are taken from data centers in Reykjanesbaer, near the Keflavik international airport in southwestern Iceland, and Borgarnes on the west coast
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Android devices are at risk as a campaign now exists to exploit the devices' processing power to mine Monero cryptocurrency
Affected websites include US and UK government websites, along with some university websites such as that of the City University of New York (CUNY)