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That dream crypto job offer is most likely malware

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Hackers have been found once again using the classic “fake crypto job” scam to distribute dangerous malware, experts have warned.

However, instead of the usual North Korean Lazarus Group, this time it’s the Russians trying to take advantage of gullible crypto workers. Cybersecurity researchers from Trend Micro recently observed unnamed Russian threat actors targeting workers in the cryptocurrency industry, located in Eastern Europe.