Malware on mobiles, And crim'nals on networks, Password as passwords, bruteforcing for guess-work, Fake compressed files in pirated games, These are a few of my favorite blames. - via Pete Herzog
via Phys.org, comes a brief news item targeting the trojan exploit dubbed 'Adylkuzz', and it's mining feature. Additionally, read the highly detailed Proofpoint post, of which, contains the true gist of this trojan, as it were..
'Instead of completely disabling an infected computer by encrypting data and seeking a ransom payment, Adylkuzz uses the machines it infects to "mine" in a background task a virtual currency, Monero, and transfer the money created to the authors of the virus.' - via Phys.org