I recently learned that a classmate at my high school installed cryptominers on all of the school computers. Can someone explain how this occurred on a technical level, and what security measures could have been put in place to prevent this?

#hacking: I recently learned that a classmate at my high school installed cryptominers on all of the school computers. Can someone explain how this occurred on a technical level, and what security measures could have been put in place to prevent this? submitted by /u/PurpleOperation to r/blackhat [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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YouTube taking down #Hacking videos

#hacking: YouTube taking down hacking videos YouTube updated its list of what it considers β€œharmful or dangerous content.” One notable addition is of β€œinstructional hacking and phishing” videos, with the company already pulling existing content and issuing strikes to creators. This is the notice: ​ https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2801964?hl=en ​ Bummer.. looks like I wont be watching YouTube as much. This hacking content is the main thing I watch on the site. YouTube has been a valuable resource for me in my academic career, its time to move on The scope of this…

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