A virus that borrows your computer’s processing power to mine cryptocurrency without your knowledge is spreading through Facebook Messenger, security experts at Trend Microdiscovered last week. The virus, named Digmine, seems to have originated in South Korea and has also been reported in Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, and Venezuela. Given the way that it propagates, it could easily reach other countries if Facebook users aren’t careful.

https://qz.com/1168160/a-cryptocurrency-mining-virus-is-spreading-through-facebook-messenger/

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