• Porirua City Council and Whangarei District Council websites cryptojacked in international cyber attack

    3 monthes ago - By NZherald

    At least two council websites fell victim to cryptojackers last weekend without anybody realising, leaving visitors to the sites unwittingly helping hackers mine for cryptocurrency.The Porirua City Council and Whangarei District...
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  • Salon Wants To Get Rid Of Ads By Asking Users To Mine Cryptocurrency Instead

    3 monthes ago - By Tech Times

    Salon has a new strategy of dealing with people who block ads on the website. It's offering a new choice, get rid of ads and instead mine cryptocurrency for Salon.
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  • Salon asks ad-blocking visitors to mine cryptocurrency

    Salon asks ad-blocking visitors to mine cryptocurrency

    3 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    The online publication Salon has turned toward cryptocurrency mining as a potential way to make up for lost advertisement revenue. Visitors who use adblock while on the Salon website are being asked to either disable the ad-blocking software, which would allow advertisements to run, or to authorize the website to mine cryptocurrency temporarily using the visitor's computer. The Internet has...
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  • Thousands of Government Websites Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrencies

    3 monthes ago - By HT Bridge

    Hackers have exploited a vulnerable plugin across thousands of high level domains to mine Monero cryptocurrency
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