Cryptojacking: Hackers Mining Bitcoin on Your Dime!
NOVEMBER 6, 2018
When cryptojacking, criminal hackers use enterprise computers to mine cryptocurrencies like bitcoin without the organization’s knowledge or consent, escaping the upfront costs of buying computers or computer processing power for the job. Phishing attacks can also open the door to these exploits. Illicit cryptominers seize a computer’s or device’s processor to mine the cryptocurrency.