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Hackers use organizations’ resources for stealthy cryptocurrency mining

09
Oct
2017
Hackers use organizations’ resources for stealthy cryptocurrency mining

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Hackers lusting after cryptocurrency but not wanting to spend money to buy it or mine it are targeting users wallets, computers, popular Web sites and public cloud computing environments.

Mining software/malware is a well known pest, and instances of employees using their company’s or organization’s computer resources to surreptitiously mine cryptocoin are regularly uncovered. But lately we’ve been witnessing a number of inventive strategies employed by cryptocurrency-hungry attackers.

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