How it really happened : NINJIO Season 3, Episode 8, Cryptominer Pants on Fire


In NINJIO’s Season 3, Episode 8, a phone overheats and explodes.  It might have been a product failure – but there is a possibility that the user was a victim of cryptojacking.  Malicious software that is downloaded through traditional hacking methods like phishing can run cryptomining background programs on your devices; it is important to understand the risks and dangers while remaining vigilant against hacking attempts.



What is cryptojacking?  How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

CSO Online takes a deep dive into cryptojacking, looking at the impact it can have on organizations and what users and organizations can do about the risk.


Cryptojacking has gotten out of control

Wired discusses the history of cryptojacking, how it works, and what the hackers gain from this technique.


Top 7 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Cryptojacking

There are several ways to make sure you aren’t falling victim to cryptojackers; NullTX provides a clear breakdown.


Cryptojacking saw an explosion in the first quarter of 2018 – and your devices could be affected

Cryptojacking is on the rise and Business Insider looks at just how intense that rise has been.


Ransomware vs Cryptojacking

Cryptojacking is overtaking ransomware, but what is the difference?  Dark Reading seeks to answer that question.






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