Changing my wallet address after I started mining? Like so many web tools, cryptojacking has plenty of promise as an innovation—and plenty of people happy to exploit it.

Plus, this market is concentrated enough to count all the big players on your fingers — assuming you have the usual ten. March 27, Toggle navigation.

Firstly, it's a hilariously ineffective way of turning a profit. Getty Images. The research also found a way to identify individual Coinhive users, and tie that to the links they litter around the Internet.