However, Bitcoin/ Litecoin is almost impossible to mine for the average user. It requires expensive equipment called ASICs that are made by a controversial, centralized company called Bitmain.
These ASIC chips consume high amounts of electricity,.
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There are many variants of this ransomware, including shit, zepto, odin, and others that ask victims to pay a ransom via Bitcoins. Bitcoin ransomware is a very dangerous computer virus that encrypts files and holds them for ransom.
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