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Malware attacks with cryptocurrency miners increased by 8500 percent, says Symantec

Crypto-jacking attacks increased by 85 times in Q4 2017, says Symantec Symantec, a cybersecurity company, have found that cryptocurrency coin miners have grown by a massive 8,500 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 in so-called ‘crypto-jacking’ cyberattacks. For those unfamiliar, crypto-jacking, also often referred to as drive-by mining, is the […]

Hackers exploit Tesla’s cloud systems to mine cryptocurrency

Hackers Hijack Tesla’s AWS servers, Use It To Mine Cryptocurrency Tesla, the electric car manufacturer based in Palo Alto, California, is the latest victim of crypto-mining malware that allowed the hackers to covertly mine cryptocurrency – an attack known as ‘crypto-jacking’. Researchers from the RedLock Cloud Security Intelligence (CSI) team […]