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Cryptocurrency Hacking and Hijacking

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As Cryptocurrency such as bitcoin becomes more mainstream, attacks focusing on generating and/or stealing more of these coins are becoming more common. Since 2015, there have been several large-scale attacks on coin exchanges, and we’re now even seeing websites that are embedding code to hijack resources from visitors. So what does that mean for Internet users, and how to they prevent hijacking?