McAfee Labs Sees Criminals “Infect and Collect” in Cryptocurrency Mining Surge

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 27, 2018--McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today released its , examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in Q1 2018. McAfee Labs saw on average five new threat samples every second, including growth in cryptojacking and other cryptocurrency mining malware, and notable campaigns demonstrating a deliberate drive to technically improve upon the most sophisticate established attacks of 2017.

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