Scammers pounce on internet-for-rent services, generating cryptocurrency in quiet
Email fraud and ransomware attackers apparently are not enough.
Botnet operators, ransomware scammers the latest groups to pounce on Exchange Server bugs
What started as a reported Chinese spying operation has devolved into an opportunistic romp for criminals.
Indictment of Capital One suspect alleges breaches of 30 companies, cryptojacking
Paige Thompson faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted. The indictment also includes charges of cryptojacking.
Cyberattack at med-tech conglomerate Hoya slowed production at Thai factory by 60 percent
Roughly 100 computers were infected with malicious software that stole user credentials, then tried to install a program that would co-opt those machines into mining for cryptocurrency.
For many crooks, malware is out and PowerShell attacks are in, IBM says
Fifty-seven percent of the cyberattacks detected by IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence used common applications like PowerShell or PsExec, compared to 29 percent that used more traditional phishing attacks.