Tag: JavaScript

ToTheMoon Experiments With Optional In-Browser Monero Mining

The concept of mining Monero with one’s browser has received a very bad rap over the past few weeks. That isn’t a big surprise, mind you, as none of the solutions we saw come to market allowed users to opt out. Thankfully, there is at least one website on which this feature can be turned on and off depending on users’ preferences. In fact, it is disabled by default, which seems to be the smart …
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Major Malvertising Campaign Mines Cryptocurrencies Using Users’ Browsers

Mining cryptocurrency has become even more popular over the past few months. Unfortunately, this trend has also attracted a lot of attention from cybercriminals. As a result of this growing attention by the wrong crowd, criminals have come up with some unique ways to mine cryptocurrencies using other people’s computers. This new malvertising campaign goes to show how things have devolved over just the past few weeks. Malvertising Campaign Mines …
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