In the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape, cryptojacking has emerged as a growing threat. This article delves into the realm of this digital menace with a comprehensive yet accessible overview. 1. What is Cryptojacking? Cryptojacking is a cyberattack where a threat actor piggybacks on a victim's computing resources to mine cryptocurrency without their consent. This term, a portmanteau of 'cryptocurrency' and 'hijacking,' succinctly describes the stealthy and unauthorized mining operations.