A company accused of submitting its unaware customers to a Bitcoin mining army has settled with a New Jersey's attorney and will pay a settlement of $1 million.
Online video game company E-Sports Entertainment has been accused of infecting thousands of computers belonging to customers to illegally mine Bitcoins.
E-Sports was established in 2006 and charges subscribers $6.95 per month for its game subscription service. Malware was injected within users' computers through software that was necessary to play games through the subscription service. Once downloaded and installed, the digital currency was mined without user consent.
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