Imitation Website Found to Download Malware to Mine Cryptocurrencies`

Cybersecurity researchers have identified an imitation of a cryptocurrency trading website which is designed to download malware onto visitors’ devices. The website is a knock-off version of the Cryptohopper website but serves to download malware which mines cryptocurrencies and takes control of the user’s clipboard. It is estimated that the hackers have generated at least $260,000 from the malware to date. The news comes after reports have shown increases in the number of cryptojacking cases occurring.

Source: TNW