Almost 50K Websites Are Infected With Crypto Mining Malware

Almost 50K Websites Are Infected With Crypto Mining Malware

Mining Security
March 11, 2018 by Alexander Caruso
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A recent report from badpackets.net, an organization that researches malware, network abuse, and other cybersecurity-related topics, states that almost 50K websites are infected with cryptocurrency mining malware. The lucrative profit opportunities offered by mineable, proof of work cryptocurrencies are attracting hackers and malicious parties far and wide. Cryptocurrency mining malware works by injecting JavaScript code