[INFOGRAPHIC] Cryptomining Madness Explained

Recent waves of malicious crypto mining pose new dilemmas in terms of where to draw the line between what is legitimate and what is not. Mining cryptocurrencies has become expensive and coin miners have turned to other people’s and companies’ devices for resources. As a result, datacenters can and will fall victims to it unless they are prepared to fight off intruders.

Cryptojacking is increasingly outdoing ransomware in popularity, so this is a new type of threat to be reckoned with.

Check out our infographic below to get your facts straight about this new cybercrime and its expected impact worldwide, before dismissing it as an improbable risk.


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For more information about how ransomware and coin miners have evolved over the past couple of months and how data centers are affected, check out the latest “Cryptocurrency Mining Craze Going for Data Centers” whitepaper. And watch this 4-minute video for a summary of how cryptojacking can affect your business.

Bitdefender customers enjoy exceptional protection against cryptojacking with several prevention and detection capabilities that intervene in numerous phases of the cryptojacking attack.

A combination of GravityZone Elite and Bitdefender Hypervisor Introspection will provide the optimum defense against even the most advanced forms of cryptojacking.

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