SpriteCoin: Another New CryptoCurrency…or NOT!

January 22, 2018

Fortinet FortiGuard Labs has come across a ransomware that only accepts Monero – an open source cryptocurrency created in 2014 – for payment, signaling a shift away from the widely used and accepted standard Bitcoin in the ransomware space. Ransomware authors are aware of current trends and events, and appear to be taking advantage of all the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency craze.

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SpriteCoin: Another New CryptoCurrency…or NOT!

Fortinet FortiGuard Labs has come across a ransomware that only accepts Monero – an open source cryptocurre...