Bitcoin Monero: Cryptojacking Is The Next Big Cyber Threat, Fortune

Meet the Internet’s latest menace. Hackers and penny-pinching webstek hosts are hijacking people’s computers to “mine” cryptocurrency. And we’re not talking about coal and canaries. Cryptocurrency is mined, or produced, by solving ingewikkeld mathematical puzzles. It’s like a lottery: The more computing power you throw at the problems, the likelier you are to win a prize.