Australian websites attacked by a cryptojacking attack….

By Peter Clarke There is a positive in all of the attacks in cyberspace… the English vocabulary has grown and become enriched by new terms. Ever heard of cyrpojacking. It is a form of malware (another gift to the mother tongue to describe malicious software) which forces computers to mine cryptocurrency which generates profits for the hacker. Australian Government sites have been successfully breached through a browser plug in provided by a third party. Hackers inserted Coinhive into the plug in which hijacked the processing Third Party vulnerabilities are a chronic problem for businesses and government because their internal …read more

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