Microsoft, Intel Collaborate To Drive Crypto-Jacking Malware Endpoint Detection

  • Microsoft Corp MSFT Defender for Endpoint extended the use of Intel Corp INTC Threat Detection Technology (Intel TDT), beyond the accelerated memory scanning abilities, to initiate central processing unit (CPU) based crypto mining machine learning (ML) detection.
  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint integrated Intel's silicon-based threat detection to drive endpoint detection and response against crypto-jacking malware.
  • Intel TDT enabled advanced memory scanning, crypto-jacking, and ransomware detection.
  • Around 5,400 cryptocurrencies with an aggregate market capitalization of $201 billion were traded in April 2020.
  • Price action: INTC shares traded lower by 0.60% at $58.88, while MSFT shares traded higher by 0.08% at $261.35 on the last check Monday.

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