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Published on November 13th, 2017 | by bitcoin

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Pirate Mining progressing onto Android Phones?

Pirate Mining progressing onto Android Phones?Depending on how one looks at it, the scourge of malware pirate mining, or the ingenious alternative to advertising retail, has taken off in recent times.
Sites like The Pirate Bay and Showtime have been found out for using Javascript to mine cryptocurrencies with users’ processing power.
A legal ‘Botnet’ Russian developer Alexey Khripkov has described his creation as a legal Botnet, indicating his distribution of a crypto mining laced game onto the Google Play store.
Plans have been scuppered However, the plans and the implementation of this pirate mining device have been slightly scuppered for Khripkov.
Now the app will wait until the phone is fully charged and start mining altcoins…

Source: Cointelegraph.com

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