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How Criminals Can Mine Cryptocurrency With Your Poorly-Secured Smart Devices



Hackers who quietly commandeer thousands of poorly-secured connected devices—such as “smart” TVs and thermostats—can get rich by using them to mine cryptocurrency. Well, rich-ish. At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Czech security firm Avast demonstrated the problem by …

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