Cryptomining malware is a top emerging threat
This browser or software based threat enables bad actors to hijack system resources to generate cryptocurrencies. Cryptomining malware is an easy way for bad actors to generate cash while remaining anonymous.
No one is safe – malicious cryptomining is everywhere
The Umbrella global network reveals malicious cryptomining continues to plague organizations. Unlike ransomware that targeted healthcare, distribution of crypto traffic is spread across all industries.
Malicious cryptomining is costly
Cryptomining malware represents a hidden cost to your organization. Stolen computing resources impacts your electricity and AWS computing costs, and your bottom line.
Cisco Umbrella’s protection against unwanted cryptomining
Researchers advise that there is no foreseeable sign of cryptomining malware slowing down in the coming years. Cryptomining will continue to grow rapidly. Umbrella resolves over 200 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 cryptomining in their environments by simply enabling the cryptomining security category in their policy settings.
Defending Your Network from Cryptomining
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Protect Your Organization From Unwanted Cryptomining
Learn about how malicious cryptomining works and how to protect your organization.