Forget Ransomware, Microsoft Says Cryptojacking Is Our Biggest Threat

Simon Batt reports:

For a while, ransomware attacks were a hacker’s and scammer’s favorite tool for extracting money from their victims. Now, Microsoft reports that ransomware has now fallen out of favor in place of another kind of attack: cryptojacking.

Why Cryptojacking Took the Number One Spot

On the Microsoft Security blog, the company details how the scope of internet attacks has changed over the years.

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