• Outdated website software lets hackers mine cryptocurrencies at your expense

    11 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    An outdated version of Drupal, a popular content management system, let hackers mine the cryptocurrency Monero on over 300 websites including the websites for the “San Diego Zoo and the government of Chihuahua, Mexico.” A report by Troy Mursch outlined how the hack worked and even showed how much processing power browsers began taking up when they pointed at the hacked sites.
    Coinhive found on the website of the San Diego Zoo in the latest high-profile case of cryptojacking. pic.twitter.com/B3rd2Q5uVA
    - Bad Packets Report May 4, 2018
    The hack uses a form of code injection that forces the...
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