Microsoft has published the report, which notes that cryptosoft, or cryptogamic (Cryptojacking) in India in second place among the countries of the Asia-Pacific region.
According to a recently released report, Microsoft Endpoint Security Threat in 2019 cryptosoft breaking records and causing great harm to the industry as a whole in India. This writes Cointelegraph.
The report notes that Internet users in India face cryptonomicon malware 4.6 times more than the average in the region and the world. India becomes the second country with captodiamine, the number of hidden attacks mining of cryptocurrencies in the Asia-Pacific region after Sri Lanka.
Cryptosoft attack is an attack that hackers secretly install malware for mining cryptocurrency on another computer, to use someone else’s computing power for mining.
The practice of cryptosoft has undergone a significant drop, after the collapse of the price of the cryptocurrency in 2018. Report Microsoft claims that the attack of the hidden mining of cryptocurrencies decreased by 40% compared to 2018.
Now say that only 50 out of 100,000 systems, or 0.05% of computers were attacked by covert mining of cryptocurrencies.
“With the increase in the value of cryptocurrencies are also a growing number of attacks cryptoservice”, – the report says.
In this report, shared his opinion of the team leader and assistant General counsel on corporate, external and legal issues, Microsoft India Dhakad Keshav (Keshav Dhakad). He said that
“Although the recent fluctuations in the value of cryptocurrencies and the increase in the time required to generate cryptocurrencies, led to the fact that the attackers have refocused their efforts, they continue to exploit the cryptocurrency markets with low awareness Cryptoprotected”.
On the website CoiNews we wrote that the company MGM Resorts suffered a massive data breach in 2019, during which it was exposed 142 million guests at the MGM Grand. Now the hacker is selling a stolen database for about $2900.
The portal CoiNews informed that on July 15 dozens of Twitter accounts since kryptomere to powerful individuals, technology companies, politicians and celebrities, were hacked.
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