Tag: Adylkuzz

Monero Mining Malware Prevented WannaCry From Infecting Even More Computers

It is rather strange to think of cryptocurrency-mining malware as a potential ally in the ongoing fight against cryptocurrency ransomware. Interestingly enough, that is exactly what happened. A few weeks prior to the WannaCry attack, the Adylkuzz crypto-mining malware infected a lot of computers using the same exploit. This also prevented the WannaCry ransomware from infecting these same devices. Monero Mining Malware To The Rescue This entire story has proven …
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