Cryptocurrency seems to be a hotbed for theft and hacking, and TheNextWeb clearly pointed out that cryptojackers have a certain appreciation for using Monero. In a new article from the news website, researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and King’s College London have determined that about 720,000 XMR of the circulating supply from Monero has been mined through malware. The revenue has not clearly been determined, because the amount of fiat currency withdrawn depends entirely on the day and time when the funds were pulled out. However, over the last four years, the researchers believe the total earnings to be almost $57 million. They also discovered that, more than any other website to sell mining hardware, GitHub was the primarily host of these malware mining purchases. There seems to be a small group of hackers that is controlling this “show,” as TheNextWeb puts it. The hackers appear to be mining secretly to steal power by joining a mining pool or mining independently,
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