Wall Street Journal

Anatomy of a Cryptojacking: How criminals are using hijacked computers to earn cryptocurrency

Many cybercriminals are beginning to move on from ransomware attacks in favor of something called cryptojacking—taking over the processing power of hijacked computers and using it to earn cryptocurrency. … Here, Donald Patterson, a professor of computer science at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif., breaks down how cryptojacking works. more

The Daily Fix

Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif., lost some of its facilities in last week’s wildfires. Soccer coach Dave Wolf and some players lost their homes. Then Westmont went out and played Azusa Pacific for a spot in the NAIA championship. more