Did you visit YouTube from January 18th to January 26th? There is a chance your browser was used by hackers to generate Monero cryptocurrency.
Since the value of Bitcoin has increased hackers and cybercriminals are taking advantage of every situation they can use to make easy money. This time, however, in a shocking event it has been identified that ads on Google’s YouTube, a popular video-sharing website, were using computing power (CPU) of its visitors to generate Monero cryptocurrency without their knowledge or permission.
CoinHive Code On YouTube Ads
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