08 Jan '14, 6pm

Yahoo malware creates Bitcoin botnet

Yahoo malware creates Bitcoin botnet

8 January 2014 Last updated at 17:29 GMT Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Yahoo malware enslaves PCs to Bitcoin mining By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter Bitcoins represent rich pickings for criminals Continue reading the main story Related Stories Bitcoin crosses $1,000 on Zynga move Kanye-inspired currency 'to launch' Cryptolocker 'infects 250,000 PCs' Adverts on Yahoo's homepage were infected with malware designed to mine the Bitcoin virtual currency, according to security experts. Yahoo confirmed that for a four-day period in January, malware was served in ads on its homepage. Experts estimate that as many as two million European users could have been hit. Security firm Light Cyber said the malware was intended to create a huge network of Bitcoin mining machines. "The malware writers put a lot of effort into making it as...

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Yahoo malware creates Bitcoin botnet

Yahoo malware creates Bitcoin botnet

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

8 January 2014 Last updated at 17:29 GMT Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Ya...

Yahoo malware turned European computers into bitcoin slaves

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theguardian.com 08 Jan '14, 1pm

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