//YouTube Ads Infected by Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware

YouTube Ads Infected by Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware



The ads were geared to consume 80 percent of the victim’s CPU time to “mine” the Monero cryptocurrency, but didn’t otherwise harm computers or steal data. “Hey @avast_antivirus seems that you are blocking crypto miners (#coinhive) in @YouTube #ads Thank you :)” tweeted Italian web designer …

Source: YouTube Ads Infected by Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware