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Crypto Malware Website Infection on a Rise: Redirects Website Users to Malicious Sites & Infects Their Computers

Cryptocurrencies have been the fad of 2017. This year further witnessed the massive rise of Bitcoins and a rampant emergence of various other cryptocurrencies worldwide. What's more, even online attacks worldwide demanded ransom in the form of bitcoins. Lately, in another rampant online attack, more than 2000 Wordpress websites have been compromised of user credentials by crypto malware to mine cryptocurrency. The hackers…

Cryptomining Hack Websites

What is Crypto Mining Malware (CoinHive Javascript)? How are you affected? CoinHive is an online service which provides cryptocurrency miners (crypto mining malware) that can be installed on websites using JavaScript. The JavaScript miner runs in the browser of the website visitors and mines coins on the Monero blockchain. It is promoted as an alternative to placing advertising on the website.…

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