Category: Monero

Make-A-Wish website compromised to serve cryptojacking script

Visitors of the international website of the US-based non-profit Make-A-Wish Foundation have had their computing power misused to covertly mine cryptocurrency, Trustwave researchers have found. The compromise. In-browser cryptomining is not illegal and many w…

Make-A-Wish website compromised to serve cryptojacking script

Visitors of the international website of the US-based non-profit Make-A-Wish Foundation have had their computing power misused to covertly mine cryptocurrency, Trustwave researchers have found. The compromise In-browser cryptomining is not illegal and many we…

AcruxMiner Virus – How to Remove Active Infections

The AcruxMiner is a malicious cryptocurrency miner that has been detected in an active distribution campaign. At the moment there is no information about the hacker or criminal collective responsible for its creation or distribution. It is possible that such …

Cryptojacking Attack Targets Make-A-Wish Foundation Website

Hackers have been stealing CPU-cycles from visitors to the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s international website in order to mine for Monero cryptocurrency. Researchers said they found the CoinIMP mining script embedded in the non-profit’s website, and that it was t…

Make-A-Wish website cryptojacked with increasingly popular CoinImp script

Proving that some hackers have no morals whatsoever, the website of the Make-A-Wish Foundation has been cryptojacked with a increasingly popular cryptomining script installed. Discovered by Simon Kenin, a security researcher at Trustwave SpiderLabs, unknown h…

Cryptojacking Attack Targets Make-A-Wish Foundation Website

November 19th, 2018, By Lindsey O’Donnell Hackers took advantage of an unpatched Drupal vulnerability in the organization’s website to launch a cryptojacking attack. Hackers have been stealing CPU-cycles from visitors to the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s internati…