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Title

What the Extraordinary Story of Coinhive Can Teach MSP IT Leaders

Summary

In early April, 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 global network of infected sites and devices still running Coinhive scripts today. My coverage of the Coinhive story includes its implications on current security trends, and reinforces the need for HTTPS vigilance.

Author

Austin Mitchell

Keywords

  • Cryptojacking
  • formjacking
  • magecart
  • Coinhive
  • cryptocurrency mining
  • Links

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