30 Dec '13, 9pm

Bitcoin-Mining Malware Hits APAC Region Hardest: Japan, US, Australia, India and France are the top five count...

Japan, US, Australia, India and France are the top five countries affected by bitcoin-mining malware, according to a new study by security company Trend Micro . Trend Micro detected 3 malware called BKDR_BTMINE, TROJ_COINMINE and HKTL_BITCOINMINE through its Smart Protection Network, its global threat intelligence service. The malware is used by criminals to mine bitcoins from infected machines, and has infected more than 12,000 PCs around the world. “Cybercriminals will continue to find ways to monetize their malicious activities,” Roland Dela Paz, Trend Micro threat response engineer said. “Bitcoin-mining malware attacks are just another means for them to do so. Bitcoin mining may have earned cybercriminal attention due to the fact that it represents a direct source of income.” According to Trend Micro, its findings should be a reminder of the importance of keeping bitco...

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bbc.co.uk 08 Jan '14, 6pm

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Yahoo malware creates Bitcoin botnet

Yahoo malware creates Bitcoin botnet

bbc.co.uk 08 Jan '14, 6pm

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Yahoo malware was designed to transform computers into a Bitcoin mining operation

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