Bitcoin Daily: Crypto Price Dive Sparks Coinbase User Flight; US Customs Eyes Blockchain Pilot

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New research has discovered a boost in the number of fake Flash installers placing cryptocurrency mining malware on computers — as well as installing the latest version of Flash on users’ machines.

“As early as August 2018, some samples impersonating Flash updates have borrowed pop-up notifications from the official Adobe installer. These fake Flash updates install unwanted programs like an XMRig cryptocurrency miner, but this malware can also update a victim’s Flash Player to the latest version,” wrote Brad Duncan of Palo Alto Networks. “Because of the legitimate Flash update, a potential victim may not notice anything out of the ordinary. Meanwhile, an XMRig cryptocurrency miner or other unwanted program is quietly running in the background of

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