Report claims ecommerce sites are hijacking visitor CPUs to mine digital coins

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A report claims that more than 2,400 legitimate ecommerce websites are running CoinHive software in the background while visitors shop. Most are believed to be "infected" due to outdated software with known vulnerabilities.

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