Pirate Bay ‘borrows’ visitor CPUs to mine virtual coins

Piracy websites can’t really depend on ads, so how do they make money? By using your PC’s processor cycles, apparently — whether you want to or not. Visitors to The Pirate Bay have discovered JavaScript code in the website that ‘borrows’ your processor for the sake of mining Monero digital coins.

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6 Months of Working Remotely Taught Me a Thing or Ten

Six months ago, I started as a Senior Front-End Developer for Helix Education. Most of what I do now is identical to what I did for my past employer—making websites, writing code, collaborating with writers and designers, and all while navigating the choppy waters of higher education.

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