Cryptocurrency mining malware is the number one malware menace

Cryptocurrency stealing software continues to be the most commonly distributed form of malware, according to a top ten list of the most prominent malware threats detected by security company Check Point. Coinhive continues to be the most prominently distributed malware and it’s followed by XMRig — both of these cryptojackers secretly use the victim’s computer to mine for Monero, with the profits directed into the crypocurrency wallet of the attacker.

Link: Cryptocurrency mining malware is the number one malware menace
via http://www.zdnet.com

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