• img January 02, 2018

How to keep your browser and devices safe from cryptojackers

Cryptojacking makes surfing the web similar to walking through a minefield: you never know when you might land on a booby-trapped site. Stealthy cryptocurrency mining scripts have found their way to a variety of websites – streaming, gaming, online stores, and so on. The craze started with CoinHive, but copycats have soon started popping up and increasing the probability for users to get their browsers hijacked into mining crypto currency (mostly Monero). Mining scripts have … More

 

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