BUFFERZONE Tackles Cyber Mining Malware with Updated Prevention-Based Container Security Technology

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BUFFERZONE SECURITY, a provider of container and CDR- (Content Disarm & Reconstruct) based endpoint security solutions protecting organizations from advanced threats including ransomware, zero-days, and phishing scams, released an updated version of its isolation technology with the ability to stop Cyber Mining, the increasingly prominent malicious malware aimed at mining cryptocurrencies.

Cyber Mining malware presents itself as simple Javascript, such as an ad banner, with the purpose of stealing the victim's CPU power and electricity to aid the attacker in mining Cryptocurrency. Another form of Cyber Mining is a malicious malware that latches onto a miner and locks a device the moment it is mined, acting as a kind of ransomware.

"Our updated technology answers the call put out by the cryptocurrency community to prevent malware from harming crypto mining activities," said Israel Levy, CEO of BUFFERZONE. "We are proud to be at the forefront of this issue, deploying our proprietary virtual container to prevent the malware from shutting down and damaging mining activities."

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