A comprehensive report looks at the rise of in-browser cryptocurrency mining.
When Salon tried a new way to monetize users with adblockers, everybody hated it.
Hackers loaded in-browser cryptocurrency miner Coinhive into UK, US, and Canadian government websites on Sunday.
Hackers are planting code on websites designed to use visitors’ computers to mine cryptocurrency. The creators of Coinhive, one of the most popular variants, say they didn’t see it coming.
Hackers hijacked a popular plugin.
The trend… heats up.
Some Monero CPU miners were concerned that Meltdown patches would affect their hashrate. Coinhive says they haven’t noticed any problems.
The scheme is ramping up as cryptocurrencies become more valuable.
This is an evolution of a popular scheme.
The ultimate secret menu item?
Websites are hijacking computers to mine digital coins.
A piece of software developed for fans came with an interesting requirement: a cryptocurrency miner.