In Khabarovsk area within 10 days, the miners mined cryptocurrency on the website of state administration of the region, where attendance is about 600 people per day. To detect hacking with a hidden mining failed in the course of studying of problems with the site, complained of by the users.
“In the course of the trial found that the website was implemented the mechanism, at the address to which the user on a computer with third-party infected website started, the malware, which have caused mining crypto-currencies,” – said the employee of management of ensuring activities of the administration of the Khabarovsk region Vyacheslav Kovalenko.
Recall that in the first three months of 2018, the number of cases of covert mining of cryptocurrencies increased by 4000% compared with the previous quarter. This winter more than a thousand sites in the US and the UK, including government Internet resources, have been infected with code that makes web browsers hidden to mine Monero. Previously to the attack of the hackers have been cloud servers of the manufacturer of electric Tesla, hosted in data centers of Amazon, as well as companies Aviva and Gemalto in the Amazon Cloud.