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Pirate-Friendly Coinhive’s DNS Hacked, User Hashes Stolen

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Coinhive, the cryptocurrency mining service that has proven a hit with ‘pirate’ sites, has been hacked. After failing to update a password that was at least three years old and potentially part of an earlier breach, the platform’s DNS records were manipulated, allowing hackers to ”steal” hashes from Coinhive users.

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