College students are secretly mining bitcoin in their dorms: ‘On room check days, I have to put a blanket over it’ – MarketWatch


College students are secretly mining bitcoin in their dorms: 'On room check days, I have to put a blanket over it'
MarketWatch
That means college students — or in some cases, hackers — are mining crypto from their dorm rooms in massive amounts taking advantage of the free electricity. Mining gobbles up 215 kilowatt-hours of energy for each transaction. According to Morgan ...