Cryptojacking malware was secretly mining Monero on many government and university websites

A new report published by security researched Troy Mursch details how the cryptocurrency mining code known as Coinhive is creeping onto unsuspecting sites around the web. Mursch recently detected the

Cryptojacking attack hits ~4,000 websites, including UK’s data watchdog

An attacker injected a crypto mining script into a web plugin's JavaScript library, and some 4,000 websites -- a large number of them taxpayer funded -- were co-opted into illegal crypto mining... oo wants to use cryptohacks to provide basic minimum income

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