‘Crypto-jacking’: Bitcoin rise prompts hackers to ditch ransomware for mining fraud

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‘Crypto-jacking’: Bitcoin rise prompts hackers to ditch ransomware for mining fraud 12:45 Edited time: 22 Mar, 2018 12:53 Get short URL © Kacper Pempel / Reuters As bitcoin soared to the $20,000 mark last year, cyber-criminals increasingly turned their attention to cryptocurrency users. ‘Cryto-jacking’ cases catapulted in 2017 as cryptocurrency prices rose, according to new research.
The sky-rocketing value of some cryptocurrencies in 2017 apparently prompted hackers to move away from tried a…




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CryptoCurrencyUSDChange 1hChange 24hChange 7d
Bitcoin41,614 1.74 % 1.00 % 2.72 %
Ethereum3,099.7 1.89 % 2.67 % 4.52 %
Tether0.9951 0.49 % 0.29 % 0.53 %
Binance Coin461.86 1.78 % 2.05 % 0.34 %
Cardano1.450 3.69 % 8.25 % 21.92 %
USD Coin0.9941 0.63 % 0.38 % 0.58 %
Solana137.45 2.47 % 1.14 % 2.00 %
XRP0.7360 1.71 % 2.78 % 4.75 %
Terra78.13 2.40 % 1.54 % 6.10 %
Polkadot24.47 2.94 % 3.92 % 4.24 %
Dogecoin0.1652 0.43 % 1.56 % 7.51 %
Avalanche84.24 1.87 % 2.24 % 5.97 %
Shiba Inu0.00002764 1.70 % 4.24 % 0.24 %
Polygon2.060 2.02 % 6.28 % 12.59 %
Binance USD0.9881 1.09 % 1.03 % 1.23 %
Crypto.com Coin0.4401 1.89 % 1.14 % 4.24 %
Wrapped Bitcoin41,657 1.68 % 0.95 % 2.73 %
TerraUSD0.9934 0.71 % 0.58 % 0.71 %
Cosmos37.16 3.16 % 3.24 % 4.39 %
Near17.20 2.62 % 2.44 % 4.94 %