Cryptojacking: Digging for your own Treasure

October 19, 2017

Do you ever feel the Internet is especially slow these days? Or do you ever wonder if maybe it’s just your computer that’s getting slower? Don’t rush to the IT shop to buy a new computer yet … you may have been a victim of a new trick used by malevolent hackers called browser “cryptojacking.” What is cryptojacking? It’s a trick used to mine cryptocurrencies on your computer using your CPU resources in the background without your knowledge. All that a cybercriminal has to do is load a script...

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