/Cyber attackers are cashing in on cryptocurrency mining – but here's why they're avoiding bitcoin

Cyber attackers are cashing in on cryptocurrency mining – but here's why they're avoiding bitcoin



“Without ASICs, it is almost pointless for an ordinary computer to mine for Bitcoin,” Maya Horowitz, threat intelligence group manager at Check Point told ZDNet. Therefore, the problem for attackers is they don’t know what makes up the hardware of computers they manage to infect with bitcoin mining …

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