Join NexChange - the professional
network for the financial services
industry - and receive a free one-
year subscription to Forbes
Here's How You Could Be a Pawn in the Cryptocurrency Game
Maybe you’re a skeptic, or maybe you want in but don’t know how.
But while you fail to benefit from the bitcoin boom, you may be an unwitting instrument in another’s cryptocurrency work.
Cryptocurrency miners have been hijacking consumer central processing units to steal computational power for the data-heavy process, ultimately accelerating device wear, slowing performance and draining battery life.
Here are three portals through which you may be mining.
Photo: Getty iStock