January 23, 2018 IBOMLLC Team

How to check if your Browser is protected against Cyrptojacking

cryptojacking

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

The internet has becomes such as dangerous place these days, hasn’t it? While it has always been so, security countermeasures have been good so far to keep the user who employs due diligence pretty safe.

However, recent security developments such as Spectre, Meltdown, and cryptojacking are on a new level. So much so that even the most careful user is just a sitting duck waiting to be devoured.

But let us talk about cryptojacking here. Cryptojacking is the act of websites you visit installing JavaScript on your computer and begin using your processor for cryptocurrencies mining. It has become so rampant with the recent rise in the value of Bitcoin and other cryptos. Site owners who are not satisfied with monetizing their content by running ads have now turned to cryptojacking. Some sites are getting hacked and the scripts for mining gets embedded without the owners’ knowledge.

Whichever the case, you as a site visitor probably doesn’t take it kindly that someone will use your computer resource without your explicit permission. And since the browser remains their gateway into and out of your computer, we are going to …read more

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