Other information and services of the government: www.belgium.be   Logo van de Belgische federale overheid

CERT.be issues warning for new phenomenon: cryptojacking

Over the past months we noticed a new phenomenon: cryptojacking. We noticed both an increase in the number of infections and their complexity. The number of detected coinminers in end-users increased by 8,500 percent in 2017. At this rate, we expect cryptojacking to be a greater threat than ransomware. 

Read more about cryptojacking.