Cryptomining dominates mobile threat landscape

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Threat actors are increasingly looking to exploit the popularity and volatility of cryptocurrency in their attacks on mobile devices according to a new report. The latest Mobile Threat Landscape report from threat management specialist RiskIQ analyzed 120 mobile app stores and more than two billion daily scanned resources. An app called Calendar 2 appeared in the Apple App Store in March which began mining Monero digital currency on user devices. Although the app disclosed this activity and offered the option for users to pay fees or use the app with all advanced features disabled, the app developers set mining as…

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