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‘Crypto-jacking’: Bitcoin rise prompts hackers to ditch ransomware for mining fraud

‘Crypto-jacking’: Bitcoin rise prompts hackers to ditch ransomware for mining fraud As bitcoin soared to the $20,000 mark last year, cyber-criminals increasingly turned their attention to cryptocurrency users. ‘Cryto-jacking’ cases catapulted in 2017 as cryptocurrency prices rose, according to new research. The sky-rocketing value of some cryptocurrencies in 2017 apparently prompted hackers to move away […]