cryptojacking - updates

Rappler's latest stories on cryptojacking


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.

Hackers target smartphones to mine cryptocurrencies

Aug 22, 2018 - 3:13 PM

Cryptocurrency mining is expensive. Some hackers are secretly exploiting phones to help them mine

University of Batangas website among 350 sites hit by cryptojacking

May 08, 2018 - 4:48 PM

Visitors to the infected websites risk having their computers used for illicit cryptocurrency mining

Cybersecurity roundup: April 8 to April 14, 2018

Apr 14, 2018 - 6:06 PM

Aside from Facebook's struggles, Russia is on its way to blocking messaging app Telegram, while hackers are masking their malware as fake updates for legitimate programs. It's this week's Cybersecurity Roundup!

Cryptocurrency mining hijackings up 8,500% – Symantec

Apr 11, 2018 - 2:15 PM

Stealth cryptocurrency mining is the latest craze in lucrative cybercrime