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If your mobile phone is running slowly or always losing battery, it might have been hacked to mine cryptocurrency – here’s how to protect yourself

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According to a experts at internet security firm ESET, alarm bells should resound if you notice your telephone overheating, running gradually or the battery running out inexplicably promptly. All of these symptoms could be a sign that your telephone has been hacked by a cryptojacker. The battery failures and overheating is a result of mining can damage your devices — and the damage can sometimes be permanent.

If your mobile phone( especially if it’s an Android) has started to run gradually, is overheating, or its battery is depleting rapidly for no apparent reason, you should be worried.

Why? According to a report from AFP, these symptoms may mean you’ve been the unfortunate victim of a cryptojacker.See the rest of the narrative at Business Insider

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