Mine & Thine - Learning from Browser Cryptocurrency Mining Attacks

  • Date 05 Jun 2018

Mine & Thine - Learning from Browser Cryptocurrency Mining Attacks

05 Jun 2018, 10:00 - 10:25

Technology Showcase

It isn't hard for an attacker to use your web browser to mine cryptocurrency, as we've seen from a recent spate of public incidents. This type of attack was predicted 20 years ago; what has changed since then is the criminal's business model and the ease of exploitation. JavaScript is now a full-blown operating system, and needs to be protected accordingly.

The web browser must be part of your secure digital perimeter; discover the technologies that are most effective at defending the browser.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand internal and external threats and keep a business secure
  2. Mitigate the effects of new vulnerabilities and exploits
  3. Learn about the potential impact of cryptocurrency mining on business
  4. Understand more about the Citrix secure digital perimeter concept


  • Chris Mayers


    Chief Secuirty Architect


    Chris Mayers is Chief Security Architect at Citrix. He has worked in the software industry for over 30 years, and has been with Citrix since 1998....





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