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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 12 February 2018 - 07:04 PM

Government websites in US, UK and Australia hacked to run secret cryptocurrency miner
By Mark Wycislik-Wilson

2018-02-12

Thousands of government websites around the world have been hijacked to mine the cryptocurrency Monero. A commonly-used accessibility script was hacked to inject the Coinhive miner into official sites in the US, UK and Australia. One security researcher described it as the biggest attack of its type that he'd seen.

https://betanews.com...website-hijack/