Millions of Android phones hijacked to mine cryptocurrency

Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes revealed a hack of Android devices that used phone processors to mine cryptocurrency. Exact numbers aren’t known, but millions of devices appear to have been affected. This hack is yet another reminder that smartphone security is incredibly important!

Mining cryptocurrency takes a ton of processing power. In fact, in the case of Bitcoin, the amount of money one would spend on equipment and the electrical power needed to run that equipment would essentially...

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