This nefarious malware might monetize your internet traffic.

cyberattack might be selling off your internet bandwidth

In a previously unreported trend, cybersecurity experts have identified a new malware family (cyberattack) that is syphoning from their victims’ bandwidth. It is the same way as crypto mining malware attempts to monetize the victims’ CPU cycles. According to recent data from Cisco’s Talos intelligence division, threat actors have begun to abuse internet-sharing programs. They are known as proxyware, such as Honeygain (see their rebuttal at the end of this post), Nanowire, and others.