Discovered a new way of using your computer by cyber criminals
Modern burglars steal any data that does not require a ransom for them, and earn money with the help of your computer without your knowledge.
Kaspersky anti-virus detects an increasing number of installations of programs that are designed for flush mining. Under the mining refers to the software generation of cryptocurrency, which requires substantial computer resources. In order not to spend money on the purchase of machinery, ensuring its health, electricity fraudsters create programs that use the resources and computing power computer users for profit.
According to the statistics for the month of August Kaspersky anti-virus found several large networks of computers infected with software for mining. Of particular interest for cyber criminals uses computer networks, which often include powerful servers. According to experts, mining the network can generate revenue to two million rolda per month.
Experts warn that the methods of getting malicious software on the computer is quite traditional. The user typically sets their own programs, which are embedded in the hidden installer of mining. Experts warn that we should not download free programs from file-sharing sites or search for the keys to activate the licensed products.