Cryptojacking Malware Silenced By French Cops

The French police have successfully shut down a massive botnet virus called Retadup which has been utilized for Monero (XMR) cryptojacking, has infected 850,000 computers in over 100 countries. The French police’s cybercrime unit, Jean-Dominique Nollet explained, “People may not realise it but 850,000 infected computers mean massive firepower, enough to bring down all the (civilian) websites on the planet.”

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