The world’s largest torrent tracker was caught in secret earnings to the users


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The world’s largest torrent tracker The Pirate Bay has secretly built a program for mining on the selected page. This administration has accused users: they reported about the found functionality on the forum.

Initially specialized scripts were discovered in the section new downloads. Then nick noticed them on other pages. Users were dissatisfied with the finding and cried about it to the moderators. However, the administrator replied that in such a situation, it is sufficient to use the ad blocker as soon as possible to make the necessary manipulations on the site.

The Pirate Bay was one of the first torrent sites that use mining cryptocurrencies using different browsers to make money. In the last two years special scripts from time to time appeared on some pages of the portal. After some time the administration of the service I turned it off. Users suspect that the script on the website may exist for a long time.

Previously, the researchers 360Netlab warned about the abundance of hidden programmes for mining embedded on porn sites. Such portals experts have called the most dangerous for users.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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