YouTube Is Serving Covert Cryptocurrency Mining Ads – ExtremeTech

Stealth cryptocurrency mining in one’s browser, without the user’s permission, is one of our least-favorite trends of the past six months. While there were always questions about whether cryptocurrency mining in-browser could serve as an alternate …
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