Drive-By Cryptomining: Another Way Cyber-Criminals Are Trying to Evade Detection

August 1, 2018 — by Fabio Palozza0


By the end of the last year, we saw a drastic rise in drive-by cryptocurrency mining activities and it is quite alarming to note that cyber-criminals are getting smarter and smarter day-by-day at avoiding detection. Interestingly, cyber-criminals can deploy drive-by cryptocurrency mining to target a much wider audience compared to what they would typically achieve by delivering malware-based miners to machines.