Report says illicit cryptocurrency mining has surged 459% in 2018 YoY and that the spike is tied to the 2017 US government leak of hacking tool "Eternal Blue" (Alyza Sebenius/Bloomberg)

Alyza Sebenius / Bloomberg:
Report says illicit cryptocurrency mining has surged 459% in 2018 YoY and that the spike is tied to the 2017 US government leak of hacking tool “Eternal Blue”  —  - Cyber Threat Alliance releases report on cryptocurrency mining  — Illicit cryptocurrency mining surged 459 percent in 2018



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