Android devices roped into new Monero-mining botnet

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A new Monero-mining bot sprang up a few days ago and, in just a few days, has created a botnet consisting of over 7,000 Android devices, most of which are located in China (39%) and Korea (39%).The rise of the botnet has been flagged by researchers with Qihoo 360’s Netlab, who analyzed the mining malware and discovered that it has worm-like spreading capabilities.

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