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Russian Hackers Used 9000 computers to Mine Monero, Zcash, Other Cryptocurrencies

Russian Hackers Used 9000 computers to Mine Monero, Zcash, Other Cryptocurrencies

A group of hackers installed cryptocurrency mining malware on 9000 computers over two years, antivirus company Kaspersky Lab claims.

In new research reported by Russia Today, the provider said it had unearthed two Russian hacker groups which were hijacking machines to mine Monero and Zcash, among other cryptocurrencies.

The hackers controlled one batch of 4000, and another of 5000 computers.

"According to analysts, the hacker mining network brings its owners up to $30,000 per month," the publication quotes a Kaspersky source as saying.


Full story at http://bit.ly/2xV1QIH


Source: CoinTelegraph


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