Tag: Coinhive

UFC Website Monero Miner

UFC Website Gets Knocked Out with Coin Hive Miner

When it comes to pay per view entertainment in sport, nothing quite compares to live fighting. This is true of Boxing and Mixed Martial arts (MMA). The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the home of MMA and fans from all...

/ November 8, 2017
Android Hacked by Malicious "Mineware"

Android Hacked by Malicious “Mineware”

Yesterday it was revealed by the security researching firm, Trend Micro, that there is malicious code that mines cryptocurrency which has been found in Android applications. These appear to be compromised applications where there was a specific exploit available to...

/ October 31, 2017
Coinhive Miner Proliferating

Coinhive Miner Proliferating Exponentially

Launched on the 14 of September, Coinhive is a relatively new website JavaScript plugin that garnered some interest from the cryptocurrency community. However, over the past month, it has grown at a near exponential rate and is mining vasts amounts...

/ October 20, 2017
CBS Websites with Monero Javascript

CBS Websites Found to Have Monero Mining Code

We have previously covered the attempts by some websites such as the Pirate bay to use the processing power on a user’s browser to mine Monero. The websites will use self-executing JavaScript code that will mine the Monero while the...

/ September 28, 2017