What is Cryptojacking and How Can I Protect Myself?

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Driven by recent increases in cryptocurrency values, Cryptojacking is one of the latest innovations in hacking in which a victim’s computer is enlisted to mine cryptocurrency. Unlike ransomware, this attack steals processor cycles in an attempt to mine Monero and other currencies, typically without the user’s knowledge or consent.

In this video our Security Product Director Dave Buster discusses cryptocurrencies, the economics of the attackers, and possible mitigation strategies to keep you and your organization safe. He also walks through a typical attack.

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