Authors: Natia Pilashvili, Mariam Kikliashvili
Affiliation: Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Sociology_Junior


Keywords: cyber crime, malware, botnet "Prometei", crypto currency
ABSTRACT. : In the 21st century, with the rapid advancement of technology, there is a growing trend of undetected and unsolved crimes in cybercrime, often referred to as the "crime of the future". Malware, which is one of the main mechanisms of cybercrime, makes it easy for each of us to fall victim to them. Cryptocurrency is one of the biggest topics of interest today, as it is growing rapidly and is gaining ground in more and more countries. „Prometei“ is a completely new cybercrime tool used to mine for cryptocurrency, and has already financially affected many people.


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