Cryptocurrency mining malware sneaks onto Google Play

Published: 3/11/2017
Cryptocurrency mining malware sneaks onto Google Play
Source: BLOG.AVAST.COM

Cryptocurrency mining is a hot and trending topic at the moment, especially since websites have recently resorted to mining cryptocurrency instead of showing ads . As with many malicious trends, the cybercriminals have quickly moved from PC to mobile. This week, we found an app that contains cryptocurrency mining capabilities on the Google Play Store, masquerading as the Cooee game. Between 1,000

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