Cryptojacking (cryptomining) is a form of malware that hides on your devices and steals its computing resources to mine for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
What are cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrencies (bitcoins) are forms of digital money that exist only in the digital world, with no actual physical form.
Whats is mining?
mining is the process of adding transaction records to public ledger of past transactions. This ledger of past transactions is called “the block chain”. The block chain serves to confirm transactions to the rest of the network as having taken place. In other words: a way to keep track of who and how much was paid to whom. cryptominers earn small amounts of cryptocurrency for mining!