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Instances of cryptojacking — where malicious actors use either malware or scripts within a website to surreptitiously mine for cryptocurrencies — have shown a marked fall since a peak in December 2017, according to statistics collated by the US security firm Symantec.

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A recently discovered remotely exploitable vulnerability in the Apache Struts 2 Web framework is being leveraged by attackers to launch a cryptocurrency-mining campaign, the security firm F5 says.

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The Lazarus group, an advanced persistent threat actor that is claimed to have North Korean links, has broken into a number of banks and cryptocurrency exchanges and fintech companies over the last few months, the security firm Kaspersky Lab claims.

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