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Coinhive: Replacing reCAPTCHA (And Mining on Your PC for profit!)

So if you’ve been on the internet lately, you may have seen something replacing the normal Google RECaptcha human verification on some websites saying “Proof of Work is needed”, or if you use sites like ThePirateBay, you may realise that your CPU usage jumps to 100% and you cannot use your PC at all. That’s …

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CoinHive Cryptocurrency Miner Named 6th Most Common Malware

11/15/17 The threat of cryptocurrency mining malware continues to grow. According to the Check Point Software’s latest Global Threat Impact Index report, the CoinHive cryptocurrency miner has become the sixth most-used malware. Subscribe NOW to Modern Wall Street: http://bit.ly/2wsU9rO Get more Modern Wall Street: Like Modern Wall Street: http://Facebook.com/modernwallstreet/ Follow Modern Wall Street: http://Twitter.com/ModernWallSt Insta …

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