5 South Korean Citizens Arrested For Installing Crypto Mining Malware in Over 6,000 Computers

Five South Korean citizens have been arrested for allegedly installing crypto mining malware on over 6,000 computers. Local authorities released an official statement in which they noted that the five men had sent 32,435 emails – which contained the mining malware programs for desktop users. The police investigation also revealed that the hackers were led by 24-year-old South Korean citizen Kim Amu-gae. In order to install the mining malware, the hackers reportedly posed as employers while sending thousands of emails to job applicants.
Source: Crypto Globe

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