The success of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is driving the increasing popularity of cryptomining, the process by which thse currencies are earned. At its core, mining for cryptocurrency requires massive computing power. This in turn has led enterprising miners to seek new and sometimes unethical methods of gaining access to computing resources by hijacking them via web browsers, giving rise to a new form of malware called cryptojacking. Each cryptojacked machine may provide a small … More
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