There’s no doubt Coinhive, an innovative mining method, is being abused and exploited by hackers in the wild. Coinhive offers a legitimate cryptocurrency miner that website administrators and operators can embed into their websites.
The BlackBerry incident is one of many reported cases where hackers and internet service providers (ISPs) used Coinhive for malicious purposes. In October, TrendMicro discovered several apps found in the Google Play Store which utilized Coinhive’s mining technology by invisibly mining cryptocurrencies when the Android apps were installed. Read more from null-byte.wonderhowto.com…
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