[cryptography] OT: Skype-Based Malware Forces Computers into Bitcoin Mining

Kevin W. Wall kevin.w.wall at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 22:27:01 EDT 2013


You know Bitcoin must have "arrived" when this is going on.
(For that matter, I even heard Bitcoin mentioned on NPR a few
days ago.)

As reported on IEEE Computer Society's _Computing Now_
news site:
<http://www.computer.org/portal/web/news/home/-/blogs/skype-based-malware-forces-computers-into-bitcoin-mining>

-kevin
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