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Hey girl, what's that behind your Windows task bar? Looks like a hidden crypto-miner...

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Re: Business model?

This is exactly the purported reason for coinhive in the first place. However, the developers naively did not consider that it would be abused by every malware miscreant on the planet.

They no longer support coinhive and now have a fork that will not run without user authorization, but the genie has been let out of the bottle, the horse has left the barn, the chickens have flown the coop, Pandora's box has been opened, etc.

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