A quarter of UK businesses have been cryptojacked, reveals new research

ALondon – Cryptojacking has already affected large numbers of UK businesses, according to new research from CybSafe, the cyber security awareness and data analytics company. In CybSafe’s survey of 250 IT decision-makers at UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), 25% of respondents reported that one or more computers on their system had been cryptojacked in the last 12 months.   Cryptojacking is a process by which hackers hijack a computer’s processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies. As a result of high processor usage, computers infected with cryptojacking malware tend to…

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