Tag: Coinhive

After Malicious Malware, Now URL Shorteners Might Enable Illicit Crypto Mining

by Pratik Makadiya  It is hardly a secret that crypto jacking or illicit cryptocurrency mining is a part of our lives. Cybersecurity companies have time and...

Background Mining – Are You Making Money For Someone Else?

  There was a time when, if you wanted to scam someone online, you had to be proficient in hacking techniques, or be able to...

Altcoins This Week: Hollywood Takes On Cryptos, Denver News Outlet In...

Cycle Your Way to Wealth With 50cycles Have you ever looked out the window on a rainy morning and thought, “I wouldn’t cycle to work...

Hackers Rewrite Ransomware To Deliver Coinhive Mining Payload

Researchers have recently discovered a new upgrade added to a known ransomware. Malicious software, that was once used for encrypting its victims' files and...

Egypt Engages Privately Owned Computers For Crypto-Mining

In light of the news that Egypt is likely mining for crypto on citizens’ private rigs, we wanted to know more about the software...

Hackers Target YouTube Ads To Implement Mining Malware

Hackers are targeting YouTube ads to install mining malware which hijacks an unsuspecting user’s CPUs in order to mine cryptocurrency. While crypto jacking is a...

Cryptocurrency Mining Hackers Target BlackBerry Mobile Site

A Reddit user recently discovered that the BlackBerry mobile site was being used for mining Monero from unsuspecting users’ CPUs. The operator responsible for the...

Did You Realise Coinhive Has Been Using Your CPU Power For...

Coinhive mining – a victimless crime? Coinhive delivered a clever piece of software in September with very little fanfare. Website owners were asked to create...

Bail Bloc Asks You To Mine Monero To Help Free People

Remember Coinhive? That dirty little snippet of code that several major online services including Showtime hid on their websites to secretly mine Monero with...

Showtime Latest Site Caught Using Secret Mining Scripts

US premium cable and satellite television network Showtime was the latest site to be embarrassed by the discovery of scripts on their websites that...
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