Millions of Android phones were redirected to cryptocurrency mining site

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Millions of Android phones were redirected to cryptocurrency mining site

Cryptojacking code maxed out Android device processors to mine Monero

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Researchers at Malwarebytes have revealed that millions of Android devices were hacked that used phone processors to mine cryptocurrency. Hackers have been reportedly secretly mining Monero coins from smartphones.

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As the cryptocurrency market is rapidly growing, various malicious programs are making rounds, illegally exploiting devices for mining purposes. A new mining campaign is now targeting mobile users and it reportedly exploited millions of Android devices already. According to Malwarebytes, this campaign redirects smartphones to websites that use their processing powers to mine the Monero

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Millions of Android phones hijacked to mine cryptocurrency

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Malwarebytes revealed that a cryptocurrency mining scam affected millions of Android devices. Remember to take your phone's security seriously!

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