05 Apr '13, 6pm

Bitcoin mining software spreading via Skype malware via @Circa

Russian computer security firm Kaspersky Lab has warned Internet users to be on the lookout for a new form of Skype-borne malware for Windows that secretly installs bitcoin-mining software. Once installed, hackers would be able to use their victim's computer to mine bitcoins.

Full article: http://cir.ca/story/bitcoin-hackers-target-skype

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