Hackers Hijack Coinhive and Redirect Mined Monero to their Own Wallets

Core Media has reported on well-known piracy website The Pirate Bay running a JavaScript-based Monero (XMR) miner on its platform, in an attempt to use visitor CPU resources to mine the cryptocurrency and generate revenue. The move, according to the website’s admins, was meant to see if enough revenue could come from it to remove the website’s ads.Read More →