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How to mine Cryptocurrency?

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Written by Akshay Patel

How to mine Cryptocurrency

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Suddenly antivirus started noticing viruses or threats in YouTube advertisements that popup before any video starts. To know more read the below article.

Nowadays the trend of mining digital coins are increasing and used by many online websites and even some hackers in YouTube. You might have noticed that when you visit some website and keep on reading their article or viewing the contents, your PC starts to hang. Your PCs performance gradually decreases over time and starts lagging while you are active on that website.

What happens is when you open their website a JavaScript written and previously embedded with that webpage loads up and starts executing itself. This program is used to mine Cryptocurrency using you CPU and resources. The attackers take the code from some sites that provide those JavaScript and add it with their websites codes. In response the website that provides the JavaScript asks the website owners to provide 30% of the income they earned from mining Cryptocurrency to them. It was happening a lot since last 3 years but no one noticed it. Just think that any website you like without your permission accesses your PCs hardware and utilize them to earn money. Don’ worry we didn’t use anything like that as we will always be loyal to our viewers.

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One incident recently happened which changed the way in which people think Cryptocurrency can be mined. I will explain you the whole incident that took place. Two days before while watching videos on YouTube people started noticing that their antivirus software installed in their system detected some viruses or malicious threats. It always showed up when the advertisements provided by google starts during the video play. They examined it thoroughly and found that the hackers had introduced some script inside googles advertisements to mine Cryptocurrency. People started complaining about it to google and google announced that within 12 hours they will remove all those malicious links and catch those hackers .But no result came after that.

What’s happening to cyber world, there exist no fact related to security and it had become hard to secure our owned devices. To prevent yourself from these type of attacks just try to visit only those website that you trust wouldn’t utilize your resources. About YouTube now it’s almost solved and you can freely access your favourite videos without having fear about hackers.

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