How Symantec helps prevent browser mining

How Symantec helps prevent browser mining

Browser-based cryptocurrency mining activity exploded in the last few months of 2017. After many years of deathly silence, the catalyst appears to be the launch of a new browser-based mining service in September by Coinhive. This service wraps everything up nicely in an easy-to-use package for website owners and has injected new life into an idea that was long thought of as dead and buried. Highlights of this blog Browser-based cryptocurrency mining is not new; it’s been around since at least 2011. A surge in the cryptocurrency market in 2017, as well as availability of coins that are mineable […]