Cisco has warned of a possibly imminent cyber-attack on the Ukraine, after a strain of what it believes is state-backed malware was found to be rapidly spreading in the country.
Many Mac users reported in the past few weeks that a process named “mshelper” had been eating up a lot of CPU power and draining their batteries. It turns out that the process is associated with a piece of malware designed to mine for Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency.
There are more than 1.86 billion websites on the internet. Around 1% of these -- something like 18,500,000 -- are infected with malware at a given time each week; while the average website is attacked 44 times every day.