Cryptojacking is Soaring, and “Stegware” Makes it a Stealth Bomber

With Bitcoin becoming resource-intensive to mine, and several cryptocurrency platforms arising as alternatives, more bad actors are jumping into cryptojacking: the unsolicited use of your device to mine cryptocurrency. This is becoming a dangerous threat that sometimes targets web systems, while other times infiltrates consumer or enterprise devices. When a ...


What’s Hidden in That Picture Online? Seeing Through “Stegware”

Steganography is the practice of hiding data within other text or data, and has been widely used for centuries, from ancient Greeks hiding messages within wax tablets, to agents concealing enemy information within doll orders during World War II, to prisoners-of-war blinking in Morse Code to get a message through. ...

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