Japanese police filed a case because of the use of the script Coinhive for covert mining Monero

Date:

2018-06-13 19:15:06

Views:

271

Rating:

1Like 0Dislike

Share:

Japanese police filed a case because of the use of the script Coinhive for covert mining Monero

In February a few major media about cryptocurrencies "the largest attack Monero stealth miner", created on the basis of the script Coinhive. Hackers penetrated a few thousand resources, but are mined only $ 24.

Now, the Japanese police announced in tracing three citizens from 2017 was distributing the software for covert mining on the basis of Coinhive. This writes the with reference to the local edition Mainichi.

the

mining or no investment. Coinhive turned ugolovkoy

According to police, the fraudsters have installed a hidden script for mining on its website. When viewing online malicious software is automatically installed on the user's computer and used the power of the device for mining Monero. What amount has been mined attackers, was not disclosed.

hackers ' Actions are regarded as violations of the law on the spread of viruses, said the representative of the chief of the police Department of Yokohama. The names of the suspects were not disclosed.

the Developers of software take 30 percent of the amount that managed to get to the miners, and promise payments every few hours. To install the script on your website can any owner of the resource. Moreover, in some countries, the use of the program for covert mining without warning the user of the website is a violation of the law.

Recommended

Blockchain was the most overrated word in 2018

Blockchain was the most overrated word in 2018

According to a recent survey, heads of advertising companies believe the word «blockchain» the most overrated in 2018. Cryptotermes spared even «Artificial intelligence» «». In the survey, MediaPost also quoted that mark...

New update XRP Ledger version 1.2.0. What's new in the upgrade?

New update XRP Ledger version 1.2.0. What's new in the upgrade?

the development Team has released an update version 1.2.0 XRP Ledger, the programmers reported in the official announcement. Recall that the XRP Ledger is decentralized cryptographic registry, which is supported by a network of P2P servers. In upgrad...

To trade cryptocurrencies profitable even in a bear market. How is this possible?

To trade cryptocurrencies profitable even in a bear market. How is this possible?

prices for the main virtual currency fell sharply. For example, the main cryptocurrency December 2017 has lost more than 80 percent. However, as during a telephone interview with CNBC said financial Director Binance Wei Zhou, the exchange fails to tu...

Comments (0)

This article has no comment, be the first!

Add comment

Related News

Althin vs token: what's the difference?

Althin vs token: what's the difference?

to Understand the principle of cryptocurrency difficult. Particularly difficult features of the work of the blockchains of different coins. Even in the simple story of the crypt will be a lot of technical terms that are unlikely t...

Brian Kelly: Bitcoin is still more popular than Beyonce

Brian Kelly: Bitcoin is still more popular than Beyonce

the Number of search queries with the word "Bitcoin" nearly 75 percent this year. Analyst Brian Kelly doesn't see anything wrong with the reports . In his opinion, crypto-currencies remain an attractive asset for investors. the th...

Hacked exchange Cointrail suspected of money laundering

Hacked exchange Cointrail suspected of money laundering

At the end of last week the exchange rate Bicton fell 10 percent for the day. First, analysts the cause of the fall breaking the seventh by market capitalization, the South Korean stock exchange Coinrail in the purses which sudden...