Coinhive

Coinhive

'One of the Biggest' Coinhive Users Made $7.69 In 3 Months

A comprehensive report looks at the rise of in-browser cryptocurrency mining.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.14.18
suggestion box

Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay for Journalism Is Not the Worst Idea I've Ever Heard

When Salon tried a new way to monetize users with adblockers, everybody hated it.
Jordan Pearson
2.14.18
why

The Biggest Cryptocurrency Mining Hack Yet Made a Grand Total of $24

Hackers loaded in-browser cryptocurrency miner Coinhive into UK, US, and Canadian government websites on Sunday.
Jordan Pearson
2.13.18
cryptojacking

Creators of In-Browser Cryptocurrency Miner 'Coinhive' Say Their Reputation Couldn't Be Much Worse

Hackers are planting code on websites designed to use visitors’ computers to mine cryptocurrency. The creators of Coinhive, one of the most popular variants, say they didn’t see it coming.
Joseph Cox
2.13.18
mining eh?

Hackers Used Ontario Government and CAMH Websites to Mine Cryptocurrency

Hackers hijacked a popular plugin.
Jordan Pearson
2.12.18
Hot Trends

Porn Sites Are Doing the Most Cryptocurrency Mining

The trend… heats up.
Jordan Pearson
2.8.18
Meltdown Mining

Coinhive Says Meltdown Patches Didn’t Affect Monero Mining

Some Monero CPU miners were concerned that Meltdown patches would affect their hashrate. Coinhive says they haven’t noticed any problems.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.9.18
malware

Symantec: A Cryptocurrency Mining Malware 'Arms Race' Is Looming

The scheme is ramping up as cryptocurrencies become more valuable.
Jordan Pearson
12.20.17
hacks

Hackers Hijacked an Internet Provider to Mine Cryptocurrency with Laptops In Starbucks

This is an evolution of a popular scheme.
Jordan Pearson
12.14.17
sneaky sneaky

Starbucks Wi-Fi Hijacked People's Laptops to Mine Cryptocurrency

The ultimate secret menu item?
Jordan Pearson
12.12.17
CloudFlare

One of the Internet's Gatekeepers Is Eyeing Sneaky Cryptocurrency Miners

Websites are hijacking computers to mine digital coins.
Jordan Pearson
10.6.17