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This Malware Pretends to Be a Flash Update But Is Really Mining Cryptocurrency

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October 15, 2018
OODA Loop
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Updating Adobe Flash is apparently such a regular task for computer users that hackers are able to take advantage of the familiarity and slip in cryptocurrency mining malware into fake Flash updates. Once installed, the malware works in the background, using the computer’s processing power to mine cryptocurrency (Monero, in