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Cryptocurrency Malvertising Campaign Hijacks Users’ Browsers

Oct 1st, 2017 | By

Another day, another malvertising attack. Cybercriminals are using malvertising to push hard-coded snippets of JavaScript code to mine for cryptocurrencies – right within an unsuspecting user’s web browser. Distribution is being expanded to file-sharing websites and unsuspecting downloaders are getting infected.   The attack is particularly clever in that the cryptocurrency mining is done directly within