While Coinhive is technically a legitimate operation, granting webstek owners the capability to mine cryptocurrency on the computers of end users, the number of illegitimate uses of the service seem to outweigh legitimate ones.

While Coinhive is technically a legitimate operation, granting website owners the capability to mine cryptocurrency on the computers of end users, the number of illegitimate uses of the service seem to outweigh legitimate ones.

The cryptojacking attack shows up to have persisted for weeks before being addressed, spil it wasgoed configured to not max out CPU usage. Hackers injected it through an unsecured AWS S3 bucket.

By James Sanders | February 23, 2018, Five:38 AM PST

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