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Cryptominers dominate 2018's malware landscape

Tuesday January 22, 2019. 11:25 AM , from BetaNews
The four most prevalent malware types in 2018 were cryptominers and they impacted 37 percent of organizations globally. The latest security report from Check Point shows that despite a fall in the value of all cryptocurrencies, 20 percent of companies continue to be hit by cryptomining attacks every week. At the same time ransomware attacks have fallen sharply, impacting just four percent of organizations globally. Cryptominers have also evolved recently to exploit high profile vulnerabilities and to evade sandboxes and security products in order to expand their infection rates. Among the report's other findings are that 33 percent of organizations… [Continue Reading]
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