Surreptitious cryptocurrency miners hide on Politifact and hundreds of other sites – TechCrunch


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Surreptitious cryptocurrency miners hide on Politifact and hundreds of other sites
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Politifact is the latest and perhaps most high-profile website to have hosted code that secretly hijacks visitors' CPUs to mine cryptocurrency. Driven by a boom in cryptocoin value and a lack of protections against JavaScript routines like this one
Hackers have turned PolitiFact's website into a trap for your PCChicago Tribune
Political Fact-Checking Site Hacked to Mine CryptocurrencyPCMag
Hackers covertly hide code on Politifact to hijack your PC, secretly mine cryptocurrenciesInternational Business Times UK

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