The Monero Cryptojacking and its Effects | The Threat Report News


Monero is a popular form of cryptocurrency,
and is also the most common digital coin for cryptomining malware. It’s a cryptocurrency that’s generated
by Coinhive, a web-based cryptominer, which when deployed with the consent of website
owners and webpage visitors, is actually not malware. It can mine for crypto through a person’s
web browser. The malicious origins of Monero generation
is hurting the cryptocurrency’s reputation. As a result the Monero Malware Response Workgroup
was created and now aims to limit the ability of cyberattackers to use Monero as their cryptocurrency
of choice. The unique nature of this cryptocurrency has
made it one of the easiest targets of cyber criminals. To read the rest of the story click the link.

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