Justin Ehrenhofer of Monero Space Workgroup told Newsweek the community is disappointed that ransomware groups increasingly demand payment in Monero but understand why they do.
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Crypto-mining extensions are being used by digital crooks to create virtual money.
Monero, an "experimental" cryptocurrency, is popular with extremists and criminals who seek to operate outside of the eye of law enforcement.
Developer Qbix says the Calendar 2 application had two separate security bugs.
Hackers are taking over the processing power of people's phones in order to mine cryptocurrency.
Researchers say it is the latest indication that cryptocurrency is providing North Korea a "financial lifeline."
United States is the worst affected country of secret cryptocurrency mining.
Security researchers say infected machines are "mining" for a digital currency called Monero.