Beware _ HAckers Now Uses Facebook Messenger To Spread Miner Malware

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Beware _ HAckers Now Uses Facebook Messenger To Spread Miner Malware

December 25, 2017 News Scam Alerts Security 0

According to researchers at the cyber security firm Trend Micro a malware called Digmine infects Facebook’s instant messenger to harness the CPU’s power to mine Monero. Monero is an altcoin that is based on an anonymous blockchain.

Digmine comes to the victim as a video file sent from someone in their friend’s list, making it appear legitimate. Hacker’s will also be able to gain access to the victim facebook profile and their list of friends in order to spread the malware further. – Crytocoinmastery

Thus beware how to click links from Facebook messenger henceforth