The Internet of Things is being used to mine digital currency

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A worm that leverages the Internet of Things to mine cryptocurrencies has been found to have infected around 31,000 devices.

The worm named Linux.Darlloz is in active development and is designed by the author to use his network of infected machines to mine Mincoins and Dogecoins.

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