Indian Users Almost 5 Times More Likely to Encounter Crypto Hacking: Microsoft Report

Indian Users Almost 5 Times More Likely to Encounter Crypto Hacking: Microsoft Report

Hyderabad, India (Saisnaps/Shutterstock)

While increased volatility and rising mining difficulties have deterred crypto-mining attacks, users in India and Sri Lanka face a relatively higher chance of encountering one, according to Microsoft’s for countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

Mining attacks infect a user’s computer with crypto-mining malware that allows the hacker to utilize someone else’s computing power to mine cryptos without their knowledge. 

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