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Adylkuzz malware mines Monero to generate revenue

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A new form of malware is targeting innocent victims in order to mine cryptocurrency for its creators. Adylkuzz, which targets the Monero cryptocurrency, stays hidden within an infected machine, and does not give visual warnings or interfere with users’ files. Security firm Bitdefender, which first spotted the malware, says the best way to protect yourself is to keep your operating system up to date, to disable the Server Message Block service on the computer if patching is impossible, and back up any and all data to offline hard drives. Anyone can create cryptocurrency through a process called mining. It is… [Continue Reading]

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