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Chrome Extension Hacked to Secretly Mine Cryptocurrency



Tainted versions of the Chrome extension will also load a JavaScript file that’ll run cryptocurrency mining software via a users’ browser. At this point, it’s not clear who was behind the hack. However, the mining software involved comes from a service called Coinhive, said Troy Mursch, an independent¬†…

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