Potentially Malicious Bytecoin Miner Removed from the Ubuntu Snap Store

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TheMekrle Bytecoin Miner UbuntuMalicious cryptocurrency mining tools can be found on any operating system these days. Although mobile devices and Windows are the primary targets in this regard, it seems Ubuntu users aren’t safe either. The Ubuntu Snap Store contained a cryptocurrency miner disguised as 2048buntu. Ubuntu Cryptocurrency Miner is a Problem While most people would assume cryptocurrency miners wouldn’t target Linux users all that often, the reality is seemingly a bit different. It is certainly true mobile and Windows users are far more prone to malicious cryptocurrency mining attempts these days, but Ubuntu is also of keen interest. More specifically, the first

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