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Coin-mining Malware

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Pirate Bay has been doing something like this for a long time. I think there's actually an opportunity here. I won't go any further because I'm actually exploring the legality of it and contemplating doing it.

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You could just use a plugin like noscript to prevent coinhive from running since it is written in JavaScript. Anyways I find it a stretch to call it malware in many scenarios (Unless some site had been infected by another group) since a few sites are doing this by design. Most only run from within your browser and end after leaving the website anyways.

6 minutes ago, Whizzp said:

Could this stop you mining?

Did you mean "Could you stop this mining?" then yes. If you meant would this stop people from mining then no.

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