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Thousands of websites hijacked by hidden crypto-mining code

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  1. eddie5659

    eddie5659 Moderator Malware Specialist Thread Starter

    Mar 19, 2001
    Interesting read. Basically, its the plugin Browsealoud (that reads a webpage out loud for blind or partially sighted people) that was hacked with the code. Also, the link explains how to resolve it on your website, and the fact that many websites use images, plugins etc from other sites. But if one of those from teh original source is hacked, then every site that uses it, gets the same issues.

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