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Carbon Black Threat Analysis Unit (TAU) Uncovers Significant Evolution of Popular Cryptomining Campaign Affecting More than 500,000 Computers

Dubbed “Access Mining,” TAU’s discovery demonstrates how cryptomining malware has been enhanced to steal system access information for possible sale on the dark web. By some estimates, attackers could theoretically pull in $ 1.6 million annually by leveraging this attack model, which began about two years ago due to cryptocurrency market fluctuations and high availability… Read More »

More Than Half of Antibiotics Prescribed in Advance of Dental Procedures Aren’t Needed

In the United States, dentists dispense 10% of prescriptions for antibiotics. Now, a new study published in JAMA Network Open suggests that these meds are prescribed needlessly 81% of the time, reports the University of Illinois (UIC) at Chicago College of Dentistry. Researchers used a national health care claims database to examine nearly 170,000 antibiotics… Read More »