New Crypto-Jacking Malware Attacks Oracle Servers

Are cryptocurrency traders and enthusiasts every going to be able to escape the dark web of malware and malicious activity that still plagues the crypto industry?Crypto-Jacking: Still a Common ProblemIt was recently announced that malware has been slipped into Oracle by hackers, so they can grab Monero from unbeknownst users’ computers. This would basically be another form of crypto-jacking, which is a hacking method that has proven to be quite popular over the years.The process involves a hacker (or hackers) taking over a user’s computer without their knowledge or consent. They then install malware that allows them to mine cryptocurrencies, usually Monero. The currency is long sought after by hackers due to, in part, its quasi-anonymous properties. From there, the hackers can earn a profit on the mining while the owner of the computer receives nothing, unless you count the high energy bills they’re stuck paying off each month.The malware…

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