Research Shows Half a Billion People Are Mining Cryptocurrencies Without Knowing It (news.bitcoin.com)

The company behind the ad blocking program Adguard has analyzed the most popular 100,000 websites for cryptocurrency mining scripts. They found that over 500 million people have been mining cryptocurrencies and “they have no idea it is happening.” Each website running the script earns an estimated $ 43,000 within the three-week period studied.
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