Egyptian Telecom Giant Redirecting Internet Users’ Computers To Mine Monero

Crime, News | March 12, 2018 By:

The University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab has discovered that the Egyptian government has been using a malware to redirect their citizens’ computers to mine Monero.

The technology research lab claimed in a study that they identified a scheme they call “AdHose” that secretly redirects Egyptian Internet users’ web traffic to a malware that used their computers to mine the Monero cryptocurrency or display ads.