Report Alleges Egyptian Government is Secretly Mining Cryptocurrencies on Citizens’ Devices


An investigation by The Citizen lab has found evidence that Egyptian authorities are mining cryptocurrencies on citizen’s computers and laptops. Using Internet scanning the researchers found deep packet inspection middleboxes on Telecom Egypt connections. Unencrypted traffic, (that uses http, not https) was redirected to browser cryptocurrency mining scripts. The researchers suggest this was done in order

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Posted by Lewis Gray on March 10, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/report-alleges-egyptian-government-secretly-mining-cryptocurrencies-citizens-devices/

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