Hackers use organizations’ resources for stealthy cryptocurrency mining

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Hackers lusting after cryptocurrency but not wanting to spend money to buy it or mine it are targeting users wallets, computers, popular Web sites and public cloud computing environments.Mining software/malware is a well known pest, and instances of employees using their company’s or organization’s computer resources to surreptitiously mine cryptocoin are regularly uncovered. But lately we’ve been witnessing a number of inventive strategies employed by cryptocurrency-hungry attackers.

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