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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 04 April 2018 - 10:09 AM

Google to banish cryptocurrency mining extensions from official Chrome Web Store

Google will ban cryptocurrency mining extensions from the official Chrome Web Store after finding many of them abusing users' resources without consent. The number of malicious extensions is rapidly increased over the past few months, especially...

April 3, 2018  By Pierluigi Paganini   Posted In  Breaking News  Security  

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#2 TheSentinel

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Posted 04 April 2018 - 10:23 AM

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Researchers at Trend Micro recently discovered a new strain of Android miner dubbed ANDROIDOS HIDDENMINER that can brick infected devices Crooks are looking with increasing interest cryptocurrency mining malware developed for mobile devices. Researchers...

April 2, 2018  By Pierluigi Paganini   Posted In  Breaking News  Cyber Crime  Malware  

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