Millions of Android Devices Hijacked to Mine Monero


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Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking other people’s devices to mine Monero (XMR), in a trend now called cryptojakcing. According to Malwarebytes, a “drive-by” mining campaign recently redirected millions of Android users to a website that hijacked their devices to mine the privacy-centric cryptocurrency using Coinhive . The campaign worked by redirecting users to a page that

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Posted by Francisco Memoria on February 13, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/millions-of-android-devices-hijacked-to-mine-monero/

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