Cryptomining: The Cyber Gold Mine

February 6, 2019

Cryptomining is showing no sign of slowing down. Join us to learn more about this new age form of thievery that uses one's computer and computation power without their knowledge. In this session our Threat Researcher, Shyam Sundar, discusses:

  • What cryptocurrency is
  • Cryptomining and cryptojacking
  • Cryptomining malware like Digmine and how miners take advantage of online multiplayer games
  • How a movie subtitle file can cryptomine while you enjoy a movie
  • The cryptomining malware ecosystem - Cisco Umbrella's cryptomining category and how we block attacks
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