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The Downsides and Dangers of Cryptocurrency Mining

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About this On-Demand Webinar

Browser-based mining for cryptocurrency is up 725% globally since the debut of Coinhive last September. The rapid spread of "cryptojacking" is grabbing headlines and driving discussion about this new "business model" for websites, but the problems and risks posed by cryptomining run deeper than just non-consensual use of a small bit of CPU power.

Join Cyren security analyst Magni Sigurdsson for a pointed review of the security implications of the cryptomining phenomenon for businesses.

What You Will Learn

  • The different types of cryptominers and why they are an issue for IT security
  • The top 5 security risks and downsides associated with cryptomining
  • How cryptomining scripts and malware is being distributed
  • The recent history of cryptomining and likely future trends
  • Best practices from a security perspective with respect to cryptocurrency mining

Relying on Cyren Threat Intelligence

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