Crypto-related scams rise after years of drop
- The number of miners, a malicious programme, grew to 200,045 in March
- The vulnerabilities that the miners exploit can also be used to steal data from devices
NEW DELHI : The boom in the value of cryptocurrencies over the past quarter is making crybercriminals sit up. After a year or more of decline, the number of miners, a malicious programme, grew from 187,746 in January to 200,045 in March, according to a report by security firm Kaspersky.
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