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Coin Miner malware back

Tor

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Then hopefully the coinminer blocking extension that I still have installed in the browser will do its thing.
 

smp

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What does this mean to the uninitiated? I'm using a MacBook Pro with all the latest OS updates, as well as the latest version of Safari. What do I need to be paying attention to?

Thanks!

smp
 

Stone

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I haven't noticed anything unusual whatsoever relating to the subject of this post. Not yesterday and not today.

FWIW, I'm not using any blockers or any anti-mining software whatsoever.
 

krebizfan

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What does this mean to the uninitiated? I'm using a MacBook Pro with all the latest OS updates, as well as the latest version of Safari. What do I need to be paying attention to?

Thanks!

smp

The coin miner will increase CPU usage. The fans will turn on and one (or more cores) will be very heavily loaded. It is quite noticeable when it happens.
 

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Confirmed, as soon as you change to the mobile theme, even from a regular desktop browser, MinerBlock picks up the miner.
 

Tor

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Yes, as glitch said. minerblock says "allfontshere.press", I don't know if that's a site or whatever.
 
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