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How your smart fridge might be mining bitcoin for criminals

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By ROBERT STEVENS

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They had a similar plot point on the HBO TV series, Silicon Valley.

Life imitates art, once again.

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Still trying to deal with an email hack, now I can’t walk past my fridge without feeling anger. Maybe also my dishwasher and my tv. Machines are taking over, beware.

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Some websites have been known to use your computers processing power to mine cryptocurrency whenever you visit their site.

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Quite the moral dilemma. Let criminals mine bitcoins with my fridge (good luck finding anything in there except for old yogurt and a few days' worth of leftovers.

Or let governments continually devalue our purchasing power with fiat currency they can "print" at the drop of a hat.

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