NewsPublication Date: 2018-05-18
Cloud cryptojacking is rampant, warns RedLock A quarter of all businesses are suffering from cloud “cryptojacking”, according to new research from information security company RedLock this week, with their computing resources being hijacked to mine cryptocurrencies. The cloud security specialists advised businesses to implement a ‘deny all’ default outbound firewall policy and closely monitor network security to stay ahead of suspicious traffic involving cryptomining activity. Chris Doman,...
25% of Businesses Targeted with Cryptojacking in the Cloud New public cloud security report detects a spike in cryptojacking, mismanaged cloud storage, account takeover, and major patches getting overlooked. It seems like only yesterday we learned about the first of many Amazon S3 bucket leaks to expose troves of personal information in 2017. Poor cloud configuration was only one security issue to plague businesses last year; now, they have several to worry about. RedLock's second annual C...