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The Ukrainian weather center mines cryptocurrencies on the official website

The Ukrainian weather center mines cryptocurrencies on the official website

Hidden mining using the service CoinHive has become so widespread that it to public sites. A JavaScript miner that you can install in the site code, to obtain cryptocurrency unbeknownst to the visitors, was discovered on the website of the Ukrainian hydrometeorological center. It is noteworthy that its existence does not in any way hidden,… More

Government sites in the UK and Australia used for mining cryptocurrency

Government sites in the UK and Australia used for mining cryptocurrency

Lately, almost every week there are news about viruses that infect computers or sites and later use the computing power for mining cryptocurrency. This time the victims were a number of government sites in the UK and Australia. According to the Guardian, thousands of websites have been infected by one of these viruses this weekend…. More

Hackers mainile cryptocurrency using commercials on YouTube

Hackers mainile cryptocurrency using commercials on YouTube

Although the cost of most of cryptocurrencies in recent years significantly decreased, mining continued to enjoy great popularity. One of the most popular solutions is the script Coinhive, which is often used on sites for mining cryptocurrency using the computer resources of visitors. Recently, attackers have invented a way to embed this script in commercials… More