Avast blog: Cryptojacking is back in the news – and it’s increasing

In my latest blog for Avast, I discuss the current state of affairs regarding cryptojacking — malware which takes root on your computers and generates crypto currency “mining” and creation. How it is detected and prevented. It has lots of current appeal to criminals because it continues to provide low risks for the rewards and profits generated: typically, the profit margin is about two percent of the computing costs for the resulting coins mined.

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