U.K. Government Hit By Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

CoinHive Hack

As cryptocurrency becomes more popular, it only makes sense that con-artists are likely to take note. After all, with any growing industry, there is a risk of scams, fraud and other illicit activity. Recently, news broke that the UK government’s websites have been hacked along with thousands of others around the world. The goal of the hack? To harness unknowing consumers’ computers in order to mine cryptocurrency.

U.K. Government Websites Hacked Along With Thousands Of Others

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