//Fake SpriteCoin cryptocurrency installs ransomware and more malware if ransom is paid

Fake SpriteCoin cryptocurrency installs ransomware and more malware if ransom is paid



The researchers believe SpriteCoin “is not really a true cryptocurrency, but is one that was created for this specific attack.” In this case, “the allure of quick wealth through crypto-currency seems to be enough to trick unsuspecting users to rush toward the wallet app du jour without consideration.”.

Source: Fake SpriteCoin cryptocurrency installs ransomware and more malware if ransom is paid