May 18, 2018
An essay co-written by two from Computer Science & Engineering is trending nationally
An essay written by two Spartan Engineers in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering is trending in national publications.
Computer science PhD student Pranshu Bajpai and Richard Enbody, associate professor of computer science and engineering co-wrote an essay for The Conversation on cryptojacking or the secret use of your computing device to mine cryptocurrency.
Cryptojacking is an offshoot of the rising popularity of cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin.
In their essay in The Conversation, they explain that others may be making money off your computer’s memory, processor power, and electricity.
See how in “Cryptojacking spreads across the web” at The Conversation.
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Founded in 2010, The Conversation is an independent, not-for-profit media outlet that uses content sourced from the academic and research community.