January – September 2018 Cyber Attack Statistics

I have decided to write a dedicated blog post with all the attacks recorded so far in 2018 and the related statistics (with interactive charts). Some charts are also compared with the corresponding stats in 2017. The timeline containing all the events, which I will try to keep updated on monthly basis.

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Present and Future of Crypto Threats

Despite the volatility that is characterizing cryptocurrencies, mining is still a lucrative business for cyber criminals. Recent academic research has shown that only the embedded cryptocurrency miner CoinHive is generating $250,000 worth of Monero every month, most of it (80%) going to just 10 individuals.

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