Truth in Web Mining: Measuring the Profitability and Cost of Cryptominers as a Web Monetization Model

@article{Papadopoulos2018TruthIW,
  title={Truth in Web Mining: Measuring the Profitability and Cost of Cryptominers as a Web Monetization Model},
  author={Panagiotis Papadopoulos and Panagiotis Ilia and Evangelos P. Markatos},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2018},
  volume={abs/1806.01994}
}
The recent advances of web-based cryptomining libraries along with the whopping market value of cryptocoins have convinced an increasing number of publishers to switch to web mining as a source of monetization for their websites. The conditions could not be better nowadays: the inevitable arms race between adblockers and advertisers is at its peak with… CONTINUE READING