Crypto Mining

Microsoft issues a ban on Crypto Mining and issues security advisory

Microsoft has issued a ban on those in crypto mining business and the decision was made to safeguard the IT infrastructure of cloud services and gaming servers that are being extensively bombarded with mining malware from the past two years. In September 2021, the technology giant issued a warning against such malware that steal credentials, […]

Insider Threat alert as school district employee mines cryptocurrency without permission

A Texas school district has hit Google headlines as one of its employees was caught mining cryptocurrency without permission of the school management or the government officials. Galveston Independent School District (Galveston ISD) is the educational institution in discussion and the name of the employee found guilty is withheld. According a source reporting from the […]

Devastating Malware Attacks of 2018

The year 2018 has just passed and a hearty welcome to 2019! Hope, this year brings an immense success, joy and wealth to all our readers of Cybersecurity Insiders along with good health- as that’s the need of the hour to many.  Coming to the article of ‘devastating virus attacks of 2018’ cybersecurity firm REVE […]

Britain Watchdog $658,000 fine on Equifax and NSA Eternal Blue Cyber Threat

US Crediting reporting company Equifax has been slapped with a fine of $658,000 or £500,000 for failing to protect information of more than 15 million UK citizens during a cyber attack which took place last year. The Information Commissioner’s Office(ICO) has come up with the said conclusion of levying a penalty on Equifax after it […]

Europol warns against these Cyber Crimes

Europol, the official Law Enforcement agency for the European Union has warned the world on 10 ways in which people can get impacted by cybercrime. The alert was presented at the 5th Annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) hosted at the Interpol Cyber Crime Conference in Singapore. The criminal intelligence of European Union described […]

Enterprises should be aware of these Cyber Threats in 2018

All you people out there who are leading the companies, please be aware of these top cyber threats as there is a high probability that your enterprise can confront them in 2018. Obviously, ransomware attacks will get worse and Ransomware will lead the pack. However, as per a new report by Kaspersky Labs, cyber crooks […]

Cyber Crooks are now turning to Cryptojacking from Ransomware attacks

Kaspersky Labs latest report suggests that Cyber Crooks are turning to crypto jacking from ransomware attacks and that’s due to the fact that the former is proving more profitable than the latter. The report compiled by the Russian Cybersecurity firm suggests that the total number of users who encountered ransomware has fallen by around 30 […]

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