McAfee Labs Sees Criminals “Infect and Collect” in Cryptocurrency Mining Surge

Cryptocurrency Mining and Cryptojacking Offer Cybercriminals Lower Risk, Higher Efficacy, Ease of Monetization of Efforts; Adding Passive Exploitation to Portolio of Ransomware Extortion, Data Breach Theft, and Fraud McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2018, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in Q1 2018. McAfee Labs saw on average five new threat samples every second, including growth in cryptojacking and other cryptocurrency mining malware, and notable campaigns demonstrating a deliberate drive to technically improve upon the most sophisticate established attacks of 2017. “There were new revelations this … Continue reading McAfee Labs Sees Criminals “Infect and Collect” in Cryptocurrency Mining Surge