Hackers Invade YouTube Ads To Mine Cryptocurrency – PCMag


Hackers Invade YouTube Ads To Mine Cryptocurrency
This week, ads over YouTube carried a sneaky surprise: a cryptocurrency miner. The mining software briefly invaded the video platform in an attempt to secretly siphon the computing power from any YouTube viewers who encountered the ads. SecurityWatch
YouTube Is Serving Covert Cryptocurrency Mining AdsExtremeTech
Some YouTube ads forced users' computers to mine cryptocurrencyAndroid Central
Now even YouTube serves ads with CPU-draining cryptocurrency minersArs Technica

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