//Forget Viruses or Spyware—Your Biggest Cyberthreat Is Greedy Cryptocurrency Miners

Forget Viruses or Spyware—Your Biggest Cyberthreat Is Greedy Cryptocurrency Miners



The practice of surreptitiously mining cryptocurrency on other people’s hardware is becoming pervasive, overtaking ransomware as a tool of choice for extorting money online. This week, cybersecurity firm Check Point published its regular Global Threat Index. It shows that Coinhive, a piece of software …

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