Bitcoin and the ZeroAccess Botnet

Botnets for years have been leveraged as a cybercrime tool to commit any variety of nefarious activity ranging from Website defacement and DDoS to the proliferation of malware and theft of sensitive information.

Lately, the cyber community can add one more to the list mining the digital currency Bitcoin.

In the new Bitcoin heists, the botnets that take over a victim’s computer aren’t intended to steal a victim’s money – although they are certainly capable of doing that, to…

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