Hackers Are Now Infecting Windows Computers with Mining Software





Reports have surfaced detailing a malware trojan that uses an NSA hacking tool to infect Windows computers with a cryptocurrency mining bug. The virus identifies available resources on a victim’s PC that can be used to initiate the mining of XMR (Monero).

Bleeping Computer has reported that malware authors are utilizing an NSA hacking exploit to infect Windows computers with a trojan that identifies available resources to divert toward mining Monero (XMR), a privacy-oriented alternative cryptocurrency.

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