Cryptomining Continues to Be Top Malware Threat

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Enterprise organizations appear unlikely to get respite from cryptomining attacks anytime soon if new threat data from Check Point Software is any indication.

For the thirteenth month in a row, attacks involving the use of cryptomining malware topped the security vendor’s list of most active threats worldwide in December. Malware for mining the Coinhive cryptocurrency once again emerged as the most prevalent malware sample impacting 12% of the organizations worldwide in Check Point’s report.

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