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Hacking WiFi networks to mine cryptocurrencies at Cafe maybe next phase

CyberWisdom Commentary:

Articles from both SecurityAffair and The Register revealed that a developer named Arnau, based in Spain has published a proof-of-concept walkthrough for hacking public Wi-Fi networks to inject crypto-mining code in connected browsing sessions.

CoffeeMiner is a project that allows the sort of man-in-the-middle attack that has been used by cyber thieves in Starbucks cafes and doubtless elsewhere. to use your device to mine cryptocurrencies and steal crypto wallets or computational resources from the victims.

Read on:

How to hack Wi-Fi for fun and imprisonment with crypto-mining inject

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/05/wi_fi_crypto_mining/Turn cafe punters into unwitting coin crafters Thanks to the ridiculous valuation of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, cryptomining code has become a common mechanism for converting authorized and stolen computing cycles into potential cash.…… How to hack Wi-Fi for fun and imprisonment with crypto-mining inject

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CoffeeMiner – Hacking WiFi networks to mine cryptocurrencies

http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/67438/hacking/coffeeminer-hacking-wifi-cryptocurrency.htmlA developer published a proof-of-concept project dubbed CoffeeMiner for hacking public Wi-Fi networks and mine cryptocurrencies. The spike in the values of Bitcoin is attracting the interest of crooks that are adopting any method to steal crypto wallets or computational resources from the victims. A developer named Arnau has published a proof-of-concept project dubbed CoffeeMiner for hacking public Wi-Fi… CoffeeMiner – Hacking WiFi networks to mine cryptocurrencies

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