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NSA Tools Used to Unleash Crypto Mining Malware by Hackers

Hackers are now using software developed by the US National Security Agency (NSA) to illicitly mine cryptocurrencies. According to a recent report released by the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), compiled by a collective of cyber-security experts from McAfee, Cisco Talos, NTT Security, Rapid7 and Sophos, among others, crypto mining malware detections have jumped to over 400 percent within the past one and a half years. Continue reading NSA Tools Used to Unleash Crypto Mining Malware by Hackers