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    Ransomware: Why the crooks are ditching bitcoin

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    by Tammy.Cavadias ·

    The popularity of bitcoin is creating problems for criminals dealing in ransomware — and some are already casting their gaze towards a less volatile cryptocurrency such as Monero. So don’t be surprised if when you hear about attackers holding a system hostage with ransomware, they’re demanding Monero, not bitcoin.

    What do you think? Will cybercrooks move away from demanding bitcoins?

    [url=”http://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-why-the-crooks-are-ditching-bitcoin-and-where-they-are-going-next/#ftag=TRC-16-10aaa2e”%5DZDNet Special Features Article: Ransomware – Why the crooks are ditching bitcoin and where they are going next[/url]

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    • #2448255

      Will cybercrooks move away from demanding bitcoins?

      by bernicesmith138 ·

      In reply to Ransomware: Why the crooks are ditching bitcoin

      hello dear,
      I think hackers are too smarter and they only want money either it is bitcoin or Monero.

    • #2447897

      Changes are already happening…

      by richardbarkley ·

      In reply to Ransomware: Why the crooks are ditching bitcoin

      I know some ransomware infections that already ask Monero rather than Bitcoin. Actually, some threats already demand Dashcoin too! Most likely, they are turning away from Bitcoin because it has become harder to stay anonymous and withdraw cash.

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