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  • May 22, 2022

Cryptos for a Cause: UNICEF Website Mines Cryptocurrencies Using your CPU for Child Welfare

UNICEF is making use of Coinhive, a cryptocurrency mining script which makes use of the processing power of the visitors PC to help mine for cryptocurrencies.

Government of Egypt Found Cryptojacking Its Citizens

Citizens of Egypt are mining the Monero cryptocurrency for their government (or an affiliated body) without their knowledge or their permission.

50,000 Websites Infected With Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

According to security researcher Troy Mursch from Bad Packets Report, close to 50,000 websites are infected with various cryptocurrency mining malware, Coinhive being the most popular.

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Affects 5,000 Websites, including UK Govt Sites!

Over 5,000 websites, including several British Government websites, are affected by a cryptocurrency mining malware which has made its way into these sites via BrowseAloud plugin