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Cryptojacking is a relatively new malware issue that has gradually become a widespread problem. Bad actors are injecting a piece of JavaScript into websites and advertisements that harnesses a victims CPU to mine cryptocurrencies.

The latest network to be targeted by cryptojackers is Google's advertising service on YouTube.

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We're hitting a sort of news singularity with Bitcoin at this point. The rush to report price changes can't keep pace with the reality. In 24 short hours, its trading price has gone from around $US12,000 ($15,909) to $US16,000 ($21,212). Now the biggest question is: How long is it going to be before these investors are putting us all at risk?


CryptoKitties lets you exchange a made-up thing called Ethereum for fake cats. Naturally it's the next big thing in the super convoluted world of cryptocurrencies, where people spend a lot of time cooking up fancy new names for pyramid schemes. Like people who hoarded Beanie Babies back in the day, digital collectors are gathering and breeding fictional cats in hopes that they will eventually be able to turn their furry $5 investments into hundred thousand dollar payouts.


Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have floated under the radar in the past. But in the past few months, these altcurrencies have experienced an explosive amount of growth — and it's only the beginning. With the #1 Cryptocurrency Investment Course, you can take advantage of the current state of the market and make a hefty payout buying and selling crytocurrencies — plus, it's on sale for only $15.


Crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin and Litecoin are still regarded by many as a novelty, or even unsavoury, considering the former's association with Silk Road, an online market for illicit goods. Dogecoin, on the other hand, has no such ties and thanks to the currency's unique properties (and likeable mascot), has found itself as the fourth most-traded crypto-currency... and soon a tipping commodity on Twitch.