Crypto coins may not make their investors laugh at their value, but the situation is a bit different for hackers. Cryptojacking is the world-wide activity of using the processing power of someone else’s computer for unauthorized use of crypto-money mining. Many organizations, from government websites to leading car manufacturers in the world, have had their share. The most recent victim of hackers who targeted high-traffic websites instead of individual users was the Indian government.
Monero mining with visitors’ processing power
It is not known when security researchers Shakil Ahmed, Anish Sarma and Indrajeet Bhuyan had recently discovered crypto-money mining activity, and how much hackers have ever gained crypto money. Researchers who say that the popular Coinhive script developed for Monero mining has been used.