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Kaspersky Lab, an antivirus company, discovered malware last week that is transmitted through Skype. The malware takes control of your computer, then forces it to carry out what is called bitcoin mining, which consists of making your CPU solve the cryptographic algorithms that the currency is based on, thus benefitting the hackers that use other people’s computers to carry out said practice ... Kaspersky Lab uncovers Skype-spread Trojan that forces your PC to crank out Bitcoins. ... This isn't the first time a Bitcoin mining Trojan has popped up, and malicious software that flat-out ... A trojan attack that forces victims' computers to mine for the virtual currency Bitcoin - which is soaring in value - has been discovered. ... Skype trojan forces Bitcoin mining, security firm ... Skype trojan forces Bitcoin mining, security firm warns . 8 April 2013. Hack attacks hit Bitcoin exchange rates . 4 April 2013. Video Bitcoins: Could virtual cash replace money? 31 March 2013. Bitcoin miners are then paid for the “mining” that they do for the network and this is the part. where hackers invade other people’s PCs to make their work faster and easier. Hackers simply. create or utilize malicious programs and spread them through online conversations like Skype, emails, and even a simple website browsing.
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