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Thousands of websites worldwide hijacked by cryptocurrency mining code due Browsealoud plugin hack

Hacking vom 11.02.2018 um 23:46 Uhr | Quelle securityaffairs.co

Thousands of websites worldwide hijacked by a cryptocurrency mining code due to the hack of the popular Browsealoud plugin. A massive attack hit thousands of websites around the world, crooks deployed Coinhive scripts forcing them to secretly mine cryptocurrencies on visitors’ browsers. The list of compromised websites (4275) includes the UK’s NHS, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) (ico.org.uk), the UK’s […]

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