Tags Coinhive

Why Salon is turning to cryptomining

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

CyberScoop spoke with Salon Media Group CEO Jordan Hoffner: "I’m not sure if it’s a smart move, not sure if it’s a dumb move, but it’s a bold move."

Salon will use readers' CPUs to mine Monero

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Enjoy progressive politics? Have some free computing power? Have we got a deal for you!

Coinhive cryptojacker is currently the most prevalent malware online

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Cryptojackers are profitable, widespread and can operate under the radar. They also raise a victim's electric bill and clog up their CPU. What's not to like?