What is cryptojacking?
There’s been some talk about this on social media for a while, I also reported about it in my weekly podcast a few times too, well now it’s time to elaborate on it.
So, what is it?
It’s a term that describes an act of hijacking someone else’s CPU to mine cryptocurrencies. Ever since the first reports started circulating about The Pirate Bay doing it, Cryptojacking has become a “thing” in the past 6 months and the trend is spreading out.
A number of apps started appearing in 2017 making it easier than ever to mine crypto with…