The Chicago, Illinois-based company is one of the largest commercial insurers in the United States, offering cyber insurance policies alongside a broad range of other insurance products. In a March 23 announcement, the company revealed that, over the weekend, it fell victim to a cyberattack that impacted certain systems, and which resulted in network disruptions….

Attackers disrupt business operations through stealthy crypto mining

WannaMine, a Monero-mining worm discovered last October, is increasingly wreaking havoc on corporate computers. Either by slowing down computers or by crashing systems and applications, the crypto mining worm is, according to CrowdStrike researchers, seriously affecting business operations and rendering some companies unable to operate for days and even weeks.