What is #cryptojacking? How to #prevent, #detect, and #recover from it
Source: National Cyber Security News
Either way, the cryptojacking code then works in the background as unsuspecting victims use their computers normally. The only sign they might notice is slower performance or lags in execution.
Why cryptojacking is on the rise
No one knows for certain how much cryptocurrency is mined through cryptojacking, but there’s no question that the practice is rampant. Browser-based cryptojacking is growing fast. In November, Adguard reported a 31 percent growth rate for in-browser cryptojacking. Its research found 33,000 websites running cryptomining scripts. Adguard estimated that those site had a billion combined monthly visitors.
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