What Is Cryptojacking?

June 6, 2023

Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of someone's computing resources to mine cryptocurrencies without their knowledge or consent. It involves the use of processing power and electricity of other people's computers, smartphones, servers, or other devices to mine cryptocurrencies.

In cryptojacking, cybercriminals access devices through various means, such as malware, compromised websites, or malicious emails.

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