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Crypto Malware On The Rise; 23% Of Organizations Affected

The Israel based cybersecurity firm, Check Point, has informed today that more than 1 in 5 companies have been affected with cryptocurrency malware according to their latest report. The data corresponds to infections during the last January, and they show some interesting results.
The known Coinhive malware is first on the list, with JSECoin and Cryptoloot also present. Some of them have been used in legitimate ways: Few pages inform the users and give them the choice of having adds or give permission for the site to mine. But most infections are injected without informing the user. Maya Horowitz stated that this kind of malware is “particularly challenging to protect against, as it is often hidden in websites, enabling hackers to use unsuspecting victims to tap into the huge CPU resource that many enterprises have available,”
The truth is that most of the infections go unnoticed because of the lax cybersecurity protocols of some enterprise environments. These kinds of threats are expected to rise in the future because of the relative anonymity of the attacks, and the enormous potential gains.

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