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Until late Sunday afternoon, a number of public sector websites including ICO, NHS, and local councils (for example, Camden in London) have been serving a crypto miner unbeknownst to visitors, turning them into a free computing cloud at the service of unknown hackers. Although initially...

By Andy Norton and Stefano Ortolani Lastline is witnessing a tremendous increase in malware samples that have a cryptocurrency mining purpose. The graph below shows exactly the explosive change in cybercriminal motivations. Of course, we all know that Bitcoin has been the go-to cryptocurrency for criminal...