Cryptojackers Now Target Businesses, Not Consumers10

Cryptojacking against consumers—using someone’s computer to mine bitcoin without their consent—is much less common today than a year ago, according to a report by cybersecurity company MalwareBytes.

The rate of detection of these attacks has fallen over the last year and even over the last quarter. The report calls the practice “essentially extinct.” But the news is not all good: the same style of attack against businesses has become more common over the same period.

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