Report: Cryptojacking Coincides with Crypto Popularity, Monero the Choice Currency

As cryptocurrency popularity boomed towards the end of 2017, other, more illicit, things came about as a result of the crypto boom. In 2018, one of the most prevalent and popular forms of malware attacks is cryptojacking, where malicious actors utilize the CPU power of unsuspecting computers to mine cryptocurrencies.

Cryptojacking Becomes Increasingly Prevalent in 2018

According to a report by cyber security firm Palo Alto Networks, the popularity of cryptojacking has coincided with the...

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