You Could Be Mine(d): The Rise of Cryptojacking

Domhnall Carlin, Jonah Burgess, Philip O'Kane, Sakir Sezer

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Traditional malicious attacks have evolved beyond file-based methods, with malicious files now existing as processes and services in order to evade detection. This article examines the rise of cryptojacking- the use of another's machine for profit through cryptocurrency mining, and how we're all at risk.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-22
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Security & Privacy Magazine
Issue number2
Early online date02 Jul 2019
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020


  • Security
  • cyber attacks
  • Cyber defence
  • Malware

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Software


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