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Coinhive cryptocurrency miner shutting down in March

Feb 28, 2019 - 6:35 PM

All Monero mining operations using Coinhive will cease working after March 8, while users can still cash out using their dashboards until April 30

SHUTTING DOWN. Coinhive is discontinuing its services due to a variety of factors. Screenshot of announcement from Coinhive website.

Cryptocurrency miner targets Android users

Feb 13, 2018 - 8:10 PM

Android devices are at risk as a campaign now exists to exploit the devices' processing power to mine Monero cryptocurrency

CRYPTOMINING. Some people are taking advantage of other people's phones to mine cryptocurrency. Screenshot in phone from Malwarebytes

At least 4,200 websites had cryptominer active through hacked plugin

Feb 12, 2018 - 4:48 PM

Affected websites include US and UK government websites, along with some university websites such as that of the City University of New York (CUNY)

Pirate Bay using visitor CPUs for cryptocurrency mining

Sep 18, 2017 - 12:31 PM

The site is testing a monetization option that involves hijacking user CPUs to mine virtual coins

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