8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store

A number of apps in Microsoft’s app store have been found to be able to illicitly mine cryptocurrency.
The eight apps, discovered by Symantec on Jan. 17, hosted a version of Coinhive, a script for mining the monero cryptocurrency that has proved popular with cyber criminals.
In a blog post on the…

Link: 8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store
via http://www.coindesk.com

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