Facebook messenger falls victim to an anonymous crypto cousin of Bitcoin

With the booming value of digital currency, numerous hackers
are rolling out schemes to unwittingly trap or trick more likely, the regular
web users into mining for them. The most recent scheme to hoodwink people into
mining cryptographic money is exploiting Facebook Messenger by means of some
shrewd malware.The malware being distributed by means of Messenger is
mining Monero, a contrasting option to the wildly important and volatile Bitcoin.
The software is a type of a modified version of the open source mining program
XMRig which the bot sets to start automatically.

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