Are Cybercriminals Using Your Computer to Mine Crypto?

Are Cybercriminals Using Your Computer to Mine Crypto?

Security vendor ESET reports of a new technique cybercriminals are utilising to generate funds. By purchasing traffic from an advertising network, they’re able to distribute malvertising (malicious ads) that utilise many victims’ computers to mine crptocurrency. By combining JavaScript and cryptocurrency mining, those perpetrating such attacks are able to operate without actually hacking any machines …

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