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Mining with JavaScript, IoT-facilitated spam mailings, and other events of September 2017

September 29, 2017

Doctor Web presents its September 2017 virus activity review. During the first month of autumn, security specialists detected several websites using JavaScript to mine cryptocurrency. In addition, Doctor Web virus analysts discovered that cybercriminals are using the Internet of things (IoT) to distribute spam. Also in September, a significant number of dangerous vulnerabilities in the Bluetooth protocol stack were detected. They particularly threaten Android users.

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