The CookieMiner malware has the ability to steal browser cookies, install a cryptominer, and credentials for cryptocurrency exchanges.
The threat of malicious cryptomining has not waned even as the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has plummeted in recent months.
Chrome 71 extends the ad-blocking technology introduced last year to block advertisements on sites with "harmful experiences" on the web.
A wave of attacks is using exposed Docker APIs to install cryptomining malware on compromised hosts.
Two Russian-speaking APT teams recently have been seen using shared code and targeting the same organizations.