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This clever scam lets advertisers make money by draining your Android phone

Remember when we learned it was theoretically possible for a webpage — or app — to steal your processor cycles to mine cryptocurrency, potentially draining your battery and cellular data in the process? BuzzFeed that ad networks figured out a similar scam — one that lets lucrative

from https://www.theverge.com/209/3/22/18276542/scam-hidden-video-ads-android-app-drain-batteries-data-cpu-cycles
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