The sheer widespread usage of e-mails, both on a personal and on a professional basis by sheer billions of people, means hackers and cyber criminals can target multiple people at once.
Let’s visualize another scenario. A group of employees go down to have lunch. One of them swipes their own card and holds it open for everyone to go through. He doesn’t notice that someone else has slipped inside while the door was open.
One of the most publicized POS breaches happened with American retailer, Target in 2013 where 41 million customer payment card accounts and contact information for more than 60 million Target customers were affected.
Cryptojacking is a sneaky but extremely effective way for hackers to get their desired results in exactly the surreptitious, stealthy way they desire.