[CryptoJacking]What is Web Browser Mining?[CryptoJacking Script]
CryptojackingIt's an old proverb "Mother is the necessity of invention".Cryptocurrency aka digital currency is the talk of the town.Everyone wants to know and invest in cryptocurrency.Some buy cryptocurrency from fiat money or from other cryptocurrency and others get cryptocurrency by mining.In case you are new to cryptocurrency world then read our previous articles on cryptocurrency.
1.All you need to know about cryptocurrency before investing in it.
2.World's fastest growing cryptocurrency exchange.
3.Is it worth investing in IOTA cryptocurrency in 2018?
4.Best cryptocurrency wallet in 2018.
5. Best cryptocurrency to invest in 2018.
Once you are done reading above articles you can move on to our latest topic "cryptojacking".As said before in this article that some cryptocurrency can be owned by mining it.Trust me guys this mining method to get cryptocurrency led to cryptojacking.
[What is Cryptojacking?]
Cryptojacking is a process in which cryptocurrency miner uses others computer for mining without their consent or in other words we can say the secret use of one's computer by a cryptocurrency miner.By doing cryptojacking, miners get benefited by using other's computer power, electricity and time.
[What is the mechanism of cryptojacking?]
[What is web browser mining or browser cryptojacking?]
[What is Monero cryptojacking?]
Monero cryptojacking is a phenomenon in which Monero cryptocurrency is mined by using other's computer without their consent or knowledge.Monero, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency is among few to support in-browser mining.
[How to avoid cryptojacking?]
Well at present we don't have many options to avoid cryptojacking.Below are few of the options you can use to protect yourself from cryptojacking.
- Use Malwarebytes or another antivirus that blocks abusive pages.
- Install this chrome extension to block coinhive.com.
- Update your computer host file to block coinhive.com and other similar websites which are known to facilitate unauthorized mining or cryptojacking.
- Use remote browser.