Cryptocurrency Mining on Work Computers

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Most Americans Office computers are known to be particularly slow and unreliable which you would think would push people away from downloading Cryptocurrency mining software on them. But that doesn’t stop a lot of people from doing it anyway. Within the past couple months Microsoft has detected a lot of mining software on enterprises computers. Although this might make your computer much slower and more unreliable Microsoft has not detected any damage or viruses found from downloading and using these softwares, so there really seems to be no downsides. Microsoft first detected around 200 computers running these softwares but recently they have detected over 1,800 computers running the cryptocurrency mining software. Now you might have an explanation why your work computer is running so slowly, maybe it’s mining cryptocurrency, most likely not.

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