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ThreatTalk episode 7

Keep your cryptocurrencies safe from crypto-jackers

Is there such a thing as a victimless crime? Cryptojacking is a form of malware that secretly infiltrates your system to steal computing resources for mining cryptocurrency. And it’s on the rise—up nearly 500% in 2018 alone, by some estimates.

Why is cryptojacking gaining traction among cybercriminals? And what are the hidden costs to your organization? In this edition of the ThreatTalk podcast, Infoblox’s Technology Director of Western Europe, Gary Cox, and the CEO of INSINIA Security, Mike Godfrey, share the latest thinking on cryptojacking behavior and how to shut it down.

Gary Cox, EMEA Product Sales Specialist at Infoblox

Gary is EMEA Product Sales Specialist at Infoblox and he joined Infoblox in 2010 and leads a team of system engineers. He often speaks at industry events and on webinars and has over 20 years of IT experience working across multiple verticals including finance, public sector, media and service providers. Gary is an active member of ISC(2) and holds a CISSP.

Mike Godfrey, Ethical Hacker and Consultant at Insinia Security

As one of the UK’s most capable multi-skilled cyber security specialists, Mike has a background in electro-technical/mechanical engineering and almost 20 years’ experience in building and breaking computers; he offers a unique perspective when it comes to varied and multi-vector attacks.

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