Smartphone users are just as vulnerable to cryptocurrency mining hijacks as their PC counterparts, and sometimes on a dramatic scale. Malwarebytes has detailed a drive-by mining campaign that redirected millions of Android users to a website that hijacked their phone processors for mining Monero. While the exact trigger wasnt clear, researchers believed that infected apps with malicious ads would steer people toward the pages. And it wasnt subtle — the site would claim that yo…<...
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