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7 Ways to Protect Against Cryptomining Attacks

March 22, 2018

Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking enterprise systems and websites for cryptocurrency mining.

Crowdstrike and several other security vendors have recently reported incidents where businesses have suffered serious application – and operational – disruptions after attackers took over their systems to mine for Monero, and to a lesser extent, other digital currencies like Ethereum and Zcash.

In many other instances, criminals are surreptitiously installing cryptominers on websites and hijacking systems belonging to people visiting the sites.

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