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Volume: 4 Issue: 8
(August 2018)

‘cryptojacking stealing system resources amass cryptocurrency ‘cryptojacking practice utilising resources system belonging unaware user purposes mining cryptocurrency rise shivangee trivedi

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‘Cryptojacking’: stealing system resources to amass cryptocurrency

‘Cryptojacking,’ the practice of utilising the resources of a system belonging to an unaware user for the purposes of mining cryptocurrency, is on the rise. Shivangee Trivedi, Data Scientist at McAfee, provides expert insight into the problem of cryptojacking, the risks it carries, and actions that can be taken to mitigate such risks.

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