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The cloud-based infrastructures that enterprise organizations are increasingly using to run their business applications have become a major target for illicit cryptomining operations. According to new research from AT&T Cybersecurity, cryptomining has become the primary reason for most cloud infrastructure attacks these days. There’s no sign the attacks will let up soon, either, despite the […]

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The push to move everything into the cloud over the past several years has generated a large number of misconfigured and exposed deployments of various software stacks. This has attracted sophisticated attacks that destroy data or abuse server resources for cryptocurrency mining. In a new report released today, security researchers from Securonix warn of an […]

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Cryptominer-based attacks, not ransomware-based attacks, have been the top threat so far this year, according to Comodo Cybersecurity Threat Research Labs’ Q1 Global Malware Report. In the first three months of 2018, Comodo said it “detected 28.9 million cryptominer incidents out of a total of 300 million malware incidents, amounting to a 10 percent share. […]

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