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Four 'Young' Korean Hackers Booked in Cryptojacking Case Targeting Over 6,000 PCs

08:24 Thursday , November 08th 2018
Four "young" hackers have been arrested in a cryptojacking case involving over 6,000 computers in what is allegedly South Korea's "first" known case of its kind, Aju Daily reports Nov. 8.

Aju Daily cites a statement from the National Police Agency's cyber bureau that clarified that the four accused had not been detained, but would face a trial for allegedly infecting 6,038 PCs with malicious mining malware, which had been concealed in job application documents sent via email.

Their two-month operation, which began in October last year, profited about one million won ($895).
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