Hackers Injected Cryptocurrency Mining Malware into 4,275 Government Websites — They Only Made $24


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Earlier this week, hackers infiltrated Browsealoud, a free text-to-translation tool, and injected the Coinhive cryptocurrency mining malware script into the tool’s JavaScript codebase. Consequently, the estimated 4,275 websites using Browsealoud — including some operated by government agencies in the US and UK — became unwitting pawns in a cryptocurrency mining malware gambit, believed to be

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Posted by Josiah Wilmoth on February 16, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/hackers-injected-cryptocurrency-mining-malware-into-4275-government-websites-they-only-made-24/

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