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CRYPTO JACKING

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In this article we will explain about Crypto Jacking. We will explain the basics of the crypto Jacking concept.And also will explain how much it can be beneficial for you if you can use it for earning purposes.

What Is Crypto Jacking?

Crypto Jacking is a technique to install a small javascript file in a PC or laptop system secretly without permission of the user. 

The crypto jacking javascript file remains very small by size of 1-2 KB and these files are capable of mining cryptocurrency.

Since in the present time everyone knows about Bitcoin that mining with a PC is almost impossible but still there are few Cryptocurrency which are still mine-able at the PC system through CPU mining.

A single computer can’t mine a big amount of cryptocurrency but multiple computers can do the same.

This technique of Crypto Jacking is usually used by those websites which are on the dark web or offering pirated contents.

In history a very popular website named ThePirateBay accepted that they secretly used their traffic users’ computer power to mine cryptocurrency through Crypto Jacking.

But they gave a good reason behind this activity, they said that they want to give a clean ecosystem to their users at website. They don’t want pin any type of advertisement poster at their website but to get income they will use Crypto Jacking.

Since many people accepted this thing but most of the people were not happy about Crypto Jacking activity by such websites.

Disadvantage Of Cryptocurrency Jacking

Crypto Jacking  is a part of mining which uses computer power without the user’s permission.

So there are many types of Disadvantage associated with Crypto Jacking.

Permission Of User : Crypto Jacking experts usually don’t take permission of the user to use their pc mobile or laptop system. Which is totally a very inappropriate thing for an internet user.

Decrease In Life time of Devices : Crypto Jacking uses power of our system ( pc/Laptop) and that results into heating issues in our system and may result into decrease in the life of our PC or Laptop.

Legality Issue : Cryptocurrency Mining comes under many types of legal issues. If no one website will ask or take permission then surely without doing an illegal work, a user will do crime unknowingly.


How To Protect From Crypto Jacking

Whether you are aware about Crypto Jacking or not, but it  remains always better to keep your Laptop or computer system away from any type of Crypto Jacking SCRIPT.

Because Crypto Jacking can result in a high electricity bill also beside the heating and reduction in life of your hardware system.

To keep your PC system away from Crypto Jacking, enable javascript block option ON.

Alternatively if your browser doesn’t have this option then you. Can use extension e.g NO Coin extension. It will help you to keep your browser away from any type of Crypto mining java-script and also it will give attention notice if there will be something in your browser background.


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