cryptocurrency miners

Pierluigi Paganini December 01, 2017
Cryptocurrency Miners hidden in websites now run even after users close the browser

Some websites use a simple trick to keep their cryptocurrency miners scripts running in the background even when the user has closed the browser window. Website administrators and crooks are looking with an increasing interest at JavaScript-based cryptocurrency miners due to rapid increase in cryptocurrency prices. These scripts exploit the CPU power of their visitor’s PC to mine Bitcoin […]