Hackers Invade YouTube Ads To Mine Cryptocurrency – PCMag


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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 …
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