CoinHive URL Shortener Abused to Secretly Mine Cryptocurrency Using Hacked Sites

By [email protected] (Wang Wei) Security researchers have been warning about a new malicious campaign that leverages an alternative scheme to mine cryptocurrencies without directly injecting the infamous CoinHive JavaScript into thousands of hacked websites.

Coinhive is a popular browser-based service that offers website owners to embed JavaScript code that utilizes their website visitors’ CPUs power in order to mine the

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