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Idea from Austin Mitchell

Title

What the Extraordinary Story of Coinhive Can Teach IT Professionals and Security Experts

Summary

A few days ago, cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt announced that he now owns Coinhive.com, the defunct cryptojacking vendor largely responsible for the crypto-funded malware surge of 2018. He conducted a thorough analysis of the domain's incoming links and discovered a deep, conspiracy-like network of infected sites and devices still running Coinhive scripts today. My coverage of the Coinhive story includes its implications on current security trends like client-side attacks and card skimming.

Author

Austin Mitchell

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Links

  • https://www.troyhunt.com/i-now-own-the-coinhive-domain-heres-how-im-fighting-cryptojacking-and-doing-good-things-with-content-security-policies/