What is cryptojacking and how can you be affected?

Symptoms and prevention

Useful tips

  • Shield triad at the rescue: keep updated the OS, antivirus, and firmware of all your smart devices, don’t open links or attached files from dubious emails and download files and software only from the official websites.
  • If you’re unsure of a webpage, close your browser with all the windows and check on the Task Manager that there’s nothing suspicious still open, i.e., an unknown app, process, or even tab.
  • Check if your browser offers extensions against malicious mining, like MinerBlock on Chrome.
  • If you’re part of a business, stay up to date with your cybersecurity and ask the experts if you need it. Additionally, it’s also important to educate your employees about these threats.

How does cryptojacking work for the attackers?

Charity and ads: legit uses

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Alfacash is an 9-year-old trusted cryptocurrency exchange. We offer crypto-fíat and non-custodial transactions, and valuable knowledge in our blog.

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Alfacash is an 9-year-old trusted cryptocurrency exchange. We offer crypto-fíat and non-custodial transactions, and valuable knowledge in our blog.