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Cryptojacking 😈

What it is, why it matters, how it’s done, and how to prevent cryptojacking

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Cryptojacking is the unexpected and unwanted use of computational resources to mine crypto-currencies. It’s hijacking resources to mine crypto-currencies.

Don’t confuse it with ransomware doing crypto-locking. Crypto-locking prevents you from accessing your data and uses blackmailing…

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