With cryptojacking becoming a go-to, low-risk way for cybercriminals to make money, it's important for organisations to know how to spot it and, more importantly, how to stop it.
Symantec recently found two Google Chrome extensions that secretly mine for the Monero cryptocurrency. Both extensions were found on the official Google Chrome Web Store and secretly perform coin mining after they are installed.
Recently, Symantec released new research on a cryptojacking campaign impacting enterprises. The campaign, dubbed Beapy, uses the EternalBlue exploit and stolen and hardcoded credentials to spread rapidly across networks...
This means the website or internet provider doing the cryptojacking can mine cryptocurrency with little cost to themselves.