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Ransomware: Why the crooks are ditching bitcoin

By tcavadias Staff ·
Tags: Security, Malware
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?

ZDNet Special Features Article: Ransomware - Why the crooks are ditching bitcoin and where they are going next
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