Tuesday 27 April 2021
The impact of this issue announcement is medium. Please act accordingly to rectify the issue, as stated below.
What you need to know:
Microsoft’s enterprise version of its Windows 10 Defender antivirus now comes with a feature for blocking cryptojacking malware leveraging on Intel’s Thread Detection Technology (TDT). Crypto related malware rose in numbers over the past months because of the overwhelming popularity of bitcoin and bullish collective push of ethereum, doge, and xrp among other coins.
Actions to be taken:
None. It comes via auto update.