This cyber crime will affect and give damages to mobile phone, machine and computer devices. Furthermore, it will give a bad experience to group or company because it will cause loss a lot of money to fix and replace the new machine. This article will help to explain on how to prevent, detect and recover cryptojacking cyber crime.
How to Prevent Cryptojacking
Cryptojacking will give a big damages mainly to group or company, so a specific training or awareness campaign of cyber crime attack should be given to all employees. As we know, crptojacking can be spread by using phishing technique which trick user to open the malicious email and the malware will be automatically downloaded into your devices. So, the employees should be alert and extra careful when open a suspicious email because it might be a malicious email. Next, they can add a chrome extension, NoCoin and minerBlock to act as cryptocurrency mining blocker. Another way is using ad blockers, you can manually allow trusted domain and block suspicious domain.
How to Detect Cryptojacking
It is difficult to detect the malware because it can hide from signature based detection software. Desktop antivirus also can not detect the existence of it. So there are few ways to detect, firstly must identify the computer performance whether it is getting slower or normal. Next, must look for overheating system because it can make cooling and CPU fan failures. Furthermore, overheat system will cause short life time of devices.
How to Recover Cryptojacking
When your devices is attacked by crytojacking, firstly you must identify the suspicious website that you had visited last time. After you identify it, block and report the website so that you will not enter into it again. Next, block immediately the browser extension for a while to detect and identify the scale of damages. Lastly, everyone must make blacklist the website and aware to these cyber crime attack. Do not repeat the same mistakes and everyone should learn from this case.
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