Hacker Hijacks CoinHive’s DNS to Mine Cryptocurrency Using Thousands of Websites

By [email protected] (Mohit Kumar) When yesterday I was reporting about the sudden outbreak of another global ransomware attack ‘Bad Rabbit,’ I thought what could be worse than this?

Then late last night I got my answer with a notification that Coinhive has been hacked — a popular browser-based service that offers website owners to embed a JavaScript to utilise their site visitors’ CPUs power to mine the Monero cryptocurrency

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