Hackers Exploit Telegram Zero-Day Flaw to Mine Cryptocurrencies


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According to Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs, hackers have been using a zero-day exploit in Telegram to infect its users with a cryptocurrency-mining malware, so as to mine privacy-centric cryptocurrencies like Monero, Zcash, and others. Only Telegram’s desktop app was targeted. The attack is the latest case of an ongoing cryptojacking trend that recently saw

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Posted by Francisco Memoria on February 15, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/hackers-exploit-telegram-zero-day-flaw-mine-cryptocurrencies/

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