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Saturday April 06, 2013

Bitcoin Mining Malware Spreading on Skype

Bitcoin owners:Keep a sharp eye out for spam that could contain Bitcoin miners on Skype. Kaspersky Lab has issued a warning of malware spread by spam that contains code to download additional malware capable of Bitcoin mining.

According to Bestuzhev, the average click rate for the rogue URL is high, at over 2,000 clicks per hour. "Most of potential victims live in Italy then Russia, Poland, Costa Rica, Spain, Germany, Ukraine and others."