Malicious Trends: Cryptojacking Could Surpass Ransomware as Primary Money Maker
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Cryptocurrencies are hot. According to CoinMarketCap, there are now over 1,300 cryptocurrencies with new initial coin offerings (ICOs) accelerating all the time. Even Kodak is getting into the act with KODAKcoin. And currently, the price trajectory of Bitcoin is higher than a North Korean rocket, with Blockchain saving the world one application at a time.
Cybercrime, which quickly adopted cryptocurrency as the payment method in the ransomware plague, is now turning its eye to other uses for cryptocurrency technology.