Malware Installs Ransomware or Coinminer Depending on Victim


During the past 12 months, one of the most notable trends in malware has been the massive decline in ransomware volume and corresponding boom in cryptocurrency-mining malware. We dug into the contributing factors behind that trend in our "10 Must-Know Cybersecurity Statistics for 2018" post back in February (in a nutshell: with fewer victims paying ransomware demands thanks to heightened awareness and good backup, miners provide criminals with a stealthier, more profitable alternative). 

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