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."