Mining for a stranger? How about a no?
Trick and Cyber threats on the cyber world never seems to end, because it just keeps on evolving. Another thing to watch out for on the list of unseen threats through the eyes of our unsuspecting users is what we call “Cryptojacking”. Due to the rise and popularity explosion of the digital currency, crypto mining became famous especially to technical junkies of all colors including the black hat users.
No personal information has been reported yet from cryptojacking attacks, however they can slow down your computer and add a bit to your electricity bills due to the mining activities while on the webpage and/or browser extensions that got hijacked into your computer. Yes, 3rd party browser extensions that can mine using a hidden Coinhive miner script can greatly affect your computer performance in which has the same approach of adware and fake antivirus notifications.