Last month we wrote about how the emergence of website cryptocurrency miners resulted in hackers abusing the technology by injecting the CoinHive miners into compromised sites without the consent of the website owners.
We reviewed two types of infections that affected WordPress and Magento sites, and have been monitoring the malicious use of the CoinHive cryptominer. What we are discovering is that there are more and more attacks in the wild using cryptominers, which affects all major CMS platforms.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Sucuri Blog authored by Denis Sinegubko. Read the original post at: https://blog.sucuri.net/2017/10/cryptominers-on-hacked-sites-part-2.html