Gamers Fall Prey to Crypto-Jacking Defense & Security 

Gamers Fall Prey to Crypto-Jacking

With year-long popularity, cryptocurrency has gained the attention of governments and cybercriminals. A new malware called Crackonosh has been encroaching on gamers’ devices, as per a report from AVAST- a cybersecurity company. Since 2018, ‘Crackonosh’ has been known to generate 2$ million worth of cryptocurrency. It would be self-downloaded with games such as NBA 2K19, Grand Theft Auto V, Far Cry 5, The Sims 4, and Jurassic World Evolution, available to download on torrent sites. Crakonosh uses the computer for mining without the user knowing about it. It only targeted…

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