Protect your organization. Block unwanted cryptomining.
This browser or software based threat enables bad actors to hijack system resources to generate cryptocurrencies. Crypto mining malware is an easy way for bad actors to generate cash while remaining anonymous.
New findings from Cisco Umbrella research reveals a 19x increase in crypto mining malware activity on the internet in the last nine months of 2018. Unlike ransomware that favored healthcare, distribution of crypto traffic is spread across all industries.
Crypto mining malware represents a hidden cost to your organization. Stolen computing resources impacts your electricity and AWS computing costs, and your bottom line.
Researchers advise that there is no foreseeable sign of crypto mining malware slowing down in the coming years. Crypto mining will continue to grow rapidly. Umbrella resolves over 175 billion DNS requests daily, far more than any other security vendor, giving our researchers a unique view of the internet to better identify trends on threats, faster.
Umbrella customers can detect, block and protect against unwanted crypto mining in their environments by simply enabling the crypto mining security category in their policy settings.
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