Hackers Increasingly Using WebAssembly Coded Cryptominers to Evade Detection

Hackers Increasingly Using WebAssembly Coded Cryptominers to Evade Detection

As many as 207 websites have been infected with malicious code designed to launch a cryptocurrency miner by leveraging WebAssembly (Wasm) on the browser.

Web security company Sucuri, which published details of the campaign, said it launched an investigation after one of its clients had their computer slowed down significantly every time upon navigating to their own WordPress portal.

This uncovered a compromise of a theme file to inject malicious JavaScript code from a remote server -- hxxps://wm.bmwebm[.]org/auto.js -- that's loaded whenever the website's page is accessed.

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26-07-2022 Deel
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