December 29, 2017 IBOMLLC Team

Cryptojacking is getting out of control all thanks to the Bitcoin Craze

Innov8tiv
Innov8tiv – Blacks In Technology in USA, UK, Caribbean Islands & Africa

The rise of Bitcoin (or is it the rise and fall, then rise) is driving investors looking for the next big thing in investment crazy. All ethics have been thrown out of the window. There is little miners will not do, as long as the end justifies the means. Thus the explosion of cryptojacking, which is spreading far and wide across the internet.

Cryptojacking, in case you haven’t gotten the flow yet, is the act embedding JavaScript components into websites to leverage on the visiting device’s processing power. In a nutshell, cryptojacking is simply high jacking the visiting device’s CPU for mining cryptocurrency, (popularly referred to as mining monero).

An individual visitor to a site might mine just a tiny bit while they are visiting a certain website, but when you add up the total number of visitors over time. The site’s visitors will have lent their CPU’s to mining quite a considerable amount of monero for the site.

The worst part about it is, more often than not, the visitors don’t have any clue their device is being used to mine moneros for the website they are …read more

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