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Sunday, 28 January 2018

Alert: Cryptocurrency mining code on some websites

The news that we bring you today certainly leaves much to be desired by some. According to some antivirus services, there are websites that use us for the cryptocurrency mining .

It is carried out by infecting the victims. Once they do, they take advantage using our devices to do a cryptocurrency mine and thus enrich ourselves at our expense. If you want to know more, just keep reading the rest of the article.

Mining of cryptocurrencies

Everything points to Mountain View and is that from the own platform of Google Adsense have sneaked Coinhive scripts to mine cryptocurrencies in different computers.

According to what they tell us, it is difficult to detect. Normally in these cases, we notice that something goes wrong because the performance of our machine suffers. But it does not happen in the case that we are commenting on since we rarely notice that the performance is affected. The operation would be as simple as   they inject a code into a classic advertisement from Google advertising and when you press it you not only go to the site you want, but you authorize the script to work. These CoinHive JavaScript code for cryptocurrency mining pose a security problem because they increasingly proliferate in the advertisements that are shown. So we must walk with an eye.

How to avoid the mining of cryptocurrencies

Where there is shade there is also light, which is why solutions always come to problems. In this case we are talking about an extension for your browser that will do all the work. In question we talk about these three, you can find entering this link . We recommend the first two, since we have used them firsthand.

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