8 Illicit Crypto-Mining Windows Apps Removed From Microsoft Store
Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft's app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.
Two members of Romanian hacker gang Bayrob Group were sentenced to two decades in prison after their malware mined crypto on 400,000 infected computers.
Capital One hacker Paige Thompson had been using stolen computing power to mine cryptocurrencies, a federal grand jury indictment revealed.
The international crime fighting agency led an operation to stem a plague of cryptocurrency mining malware afflicting computer routers across Asia.
As monero's price fell in 2018, cryptojackers innovated by stealing user data like passwords and IP addresses.
Mozilla has released an update for its Firefox browser which includes an option to block cryptocurrency mining scripts on websites.