Got a botnet? Thinking of using it to mine Bitcoin? Don t bother • The Register

McAfee says crooks will be better off sticking to spam and DDoS Despite an increase ter popularity overheen latest months amongst botnet operators, malware-powered Bitcoin mining brings little to no financial comeback, say experts. Security giant McAfee contends ter its quarterly threat report (PDF) that commercial botnet controllers and malware packages have bot adding cryptocurrency mining options to their list…