Cryptomining replaces ransomware as most prevalent threat

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Hackers turn to cryptomining

Awareness of ransomware and rise in price of cryptocurrencies has caused the change, says Skybox Security

In the mid-year update to its Vulnerability and Threat Trends report, security vendor Skybox Security notes that the relative positions of ransomware and cryptomining threats have changed. In th...

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