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What You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Malware Found on Ubuntu's Snap Store

May 23, 2018, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Paul)

On May 11, a user named tarwirdur opened a new issue on the snapcraft.io repository. In the issue, he noted that a snap entitled 2048buntu created by Nicolas Tomb contained a cryptocurrency miner. He asked how he could ???complain about the application??? for security reasons. tarwirdur later posted to say that all the others snaps created by Nicolas Tomb also contained cryptocurrency miners.

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