What is the definition of
Justin Daniels, cyberlaw attorney at Baker Donelson, tells us
If you're the victim of a
You pay for the
This growing type of cyber attack was discussed in detail, in an understandable way, during the complimentary SecureWorld web conference, Cryptomining Malware: A New Major Headache with Hidden Risks, which you can listen to on-demand.
The crime of
"Cryptocurrency is the most mature use case we have today for blockchain technology.
cryptojacking a victimless crime?
And Kron says
"A lot of people feel like its a victimless crime. I can tell you there is no such thing. If they can get this onto your system, what else can they do? We've actually seen
He says the fact that a
Manufacturers should watch for cryptojacking attacks
And Col. Cedric Leighton, CNN military analyst, USAF (
"This includes ICS, industrial control systems. There are serious safety concerns when they are hijacked to do
He says most
“We need to get better at anticipating
KnowBe4's Kron says the number one thing you can do is to train your users. “Most of the time phishing emails are the access they use. This makes the biggest impact dollar for dollar when you are fighting these things.”
During Cryptomining Malware: A New Major Headache with Hidden Risks, he lists five top methods for reducing the risk of being crypojacked.
This is critically important, especially when you consider that the threat landscape around
Daniels sums it up like this: "Cryptomining and blockchain and Bitcoin