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‘Cryptojacking’ Software Attack Hits Hundreds of Websites

| David Floyd

The latest cryptojacking attack affects outdated versions of a major content management system.

UNICEF Is Mining Crypto to Raise Funds for Children

| Sujha Sundararajan

UNICEF Australia has launched a website that harness supporters' computers to raise donations via cryptocurrency mining.

Salon Offers Readers Choice Between Ads and Mining Monero

| Nikhilesh De

Salon announced this week that it would allow users to run a cryptominer instead of viewing ads as part of its revenue-generating efforts.

UK Government Websites Hit By Crypto Mining Malware

| Wolfie Zhao

More than 4,000 websites, including some owned by the U.K. government, have been affected by malware that exploits visitors' computers to mine monero.


Google’s DoubleClick Ads Used to Distribute Crypto Mining Malware

| Annaliese Milano

Security firm TrendMicro stated in a new report that Google's DoubleClick ad services were used to distribute cryptocurrency mining malware.

CoinHive Cryptocurrency Miner Is 6th Most Common Malware, Says Report

| Sujha Sundararajan

Cyber-security solutions provider Check Point Software has said that the threat from cryptocurrency mining malware is rapidly growing.


Cloudflare Suspends Torrent Website for Cryptocurrency Miner ‘Malware’

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

New reports indicate that Internet domain provider Cloudflare has begun to crack down on websites running hidden cryptocurrency miners.