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Offline SSH Shamma

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Popular Chrome extension is secretly mining cryptocurrency
« on: January 05, 2018, 10:02:33 PM »
Have you heard of cryptojacking? It's the practice of secretly using your computer's resources to mine cryptocurrency without the user's permission.

Typically, you'll see the practice on shady websites — popular Bittorrent site The Pirate Bay appears to have experimented with it at one point — but a cryptojacking program has recently been found in a popular Chrome extension.
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Re: Popular Chrome extension is secretly mining cryptocurrency
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2018, 10:54:31 AM »
Thanks for sharing this.

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Re: Popular Chrome extension is secretly mining cryptocurrency
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2018, 01:24:49 PM »
"a cryptojacking program has recently been found in a popular Chrome extension"
-which one? Please name the Chrome extension.
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