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Facebook Users Targeted For Bitcoin Mining, Again

19
Jun
2014

A new Trojan has been found roaming Facebook and infecting the computers of unsuspecting users; it does not steal any sensitive information but instead puts the system to work by mining for Bitcoins.The miner spreads through private messages on the social network; these are sent from the account of a victim to friends in the list luring them with the text hahaha, which contains an archive named IMAG00953.zip, which makes the receiver think the content is actually an…

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