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Cryptojacking Presents Silent, Sneaky Threat, Says Roy Hadley in SC Magazine

July 19, 2019

Cryptojacking, a form of cyberattack presenting an increasing threat to businesses and organizations, is by its silent and behind-the-scenes nature a threat that could go undetected for years, says Roy Hadley in an interview with SC Magazine

Attackers aren't using cryptojacking to "melt your systems down or use too much, [but rather] keep it at a level where it is effective but not noticeable," says Roy.

To best detect cryptojacking or other types of cyber threats and malware, says Roy, is to have a culture of security. "Don't just be looking for specific things. Be like a doctor looking at a patient's big picture and monitor your systems for unusual activities at the processor level; watch for unusual data inflow and outflow."

Read more in "Cryptojacking: The Growing Malware Menace."