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Sketchy Crypto-mining Containers Removed from Docker Repository

In case you haven’t heard, Docker is shaping up to be one of the most disruptive technologies to date that are currently at our disposal. And it’s deemed as such rightly so. It has the potential to completely replace virtual machines because it’s incredibly self-sustaining, resource-efficient, and openly compatible across […]

Hackers hijack government websites with cryptocurrency mining malware

Cryptocurrency-mining hackers attack government websites including UK and US Scott Helme, a UK-based security researcher, discovered that more than 4,200 websites, including several government ones, were infected on Sunday with a virus that helps criminals mine cryptocurrencies. Apparently, hackers managed to inject Coinhive cryptocurrency-mining code in the U.S. and U.K. government […]