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Cryptojacking Has Gotten Out of Control | WIRED

Cryptojacking, which exploded in popularity this fall, has an ostensibly worthy goal: Use an untapped resource to create an alternative revenue stream for games or media sites, and reduce reliance on ads. It works by embedding a JavaScript component in a website that can leverage a visiting device’s processing power to …

New security at museums and monuments is bad for visitors and worse for the United States – The Washington Post

Tourists won’t be safer. They’ll just have to wait longer. Starting in November, Arlington National Cemetery will be phasing in “enhanced security measures,” including mandatory screening of everyone who walks into the facility. Cemetery officials announced the new security plan on Sept. 12, a day after the 15th anniversary of …

Multiple bomb blasts strike Thailand – News from Al Jazeera

Attacks kill four people across the country, just days after adoption of contentious military-backed constitution. Thailand has tightened security after bomb attacks across the country killed four people and wounded many more, with authorities struggling to identify a motive and find the perpetrators. Twin bombs exploded in the upscale resort …