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Over 180 million threats on Windows device detected in Q2 2018 alone: Report
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Over 180 million threats on Windows device detected in Q2 2018 alone: Report

More than two million malware, 16,000 ransomware, and more were detected on a daily basis on Windows.

An average of five cryptojacking threats were seen every second in Q1 FY18: Report
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An average of five cryptojacking threats were seen every second in Q1 FY18: Report

The coin miner malware grew a stunning 629 percent to 2.9 million in the first quarter of 2018.

Cryptojacking becomes the preferred alternative to ransomware attacks: Report
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Cryptojacking becomes the preferred alternative to ransomware attacks: Report

The number of mobile cryptojacking malware variants has grown from eight in 2017 to 25 by May 2018.

Hackers prefer cryptojacking and India is second most attacked nation in Asia-Pacific and Japan region: Symantec Report
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Hackers prefer cryptojacking and India is second most attacked nation in Asia-Pacific and Japan region: Symantec Report

According to Symantec's "Internet Security Threat Report", detection of coin miners on endpoint computers increased by a whopping 8,500 percent in 2017.

What is 'cryptojacking' and why you need to worry about it
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What is 'cryptojacking' and why you need to worry about it

After the three methods of obtaining cryptocurrency, there is unofficially now a fourth way to do it and it's called 'cryptojacking'.

Hackers infiltrated Tesla's cloud environment and used it for cryptocurrency mining
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Hackers infiltrated Tesla's cloud environment and used it for cryptocurrency mining

Taking it to the next level the Tesla hackers configured the mining software to keep the CPU usage low and used a non-standard port for not getting detected easily.

Opera introduces anti-cryptomining feature to its mobile browsers for Android
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Opera introduces anti-cryptomining feature to its mobile browsers for Android

The new anti-cryptocurrency mining feature is activated by default when a user activates the ad blocker on Opera Mini browser and Opera for Android.