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The IT security researchers at Qihoo 360 Total Security have discovered a new malware aiming at stealing cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, from the computer system of unsuspected users. Dubbed ClipboardWalletHijacker by researchers; the malware is targeting at Windows-based devices and is currently installed on over 300,000 devices. As indicated by its name the malware monitors clipboard activity to identify what kind of cryptocurrencies the victim has stored in their wallet – In case the malware finds Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses it replaces them with the one use