Attacks using cryptojacking can have similar goals as attacks using ransomware. As a rule, they use the processors of the attacked computers for their purposes. Thus, for mining for the cryptocurrencyBitcoin, or for other cryptocurrencies. Unlike malware or cryptolockers, cryptojacking does not lock files or block processors, it does not encrypt, steal or corrupt data. It is about computing power and its use. Users are affected insofar as they can no longer access the entire computing power of their computers. The load on the processors increases rapidly, the devices work much slower and under full load.