The website Ukrgidromettsentra used for covert mining

On the official website of the Ukrainian Hydrometeorological center discovered CoinHive – JavaScript code that allows the site administrators mine cryptocurrency Monero and its analogues at the expense of the site visitors.

It is noteworthy that the scammers didn’t even try to hide the presence CoinHive – cryptocurrency script can be seen on the 35-th line of the HTML code of the home page meteorologist.

It is unknown, whether the website is under attack or mining decided to engage technical staff of the organization.

CoinHive recognized as the most popular solution for browsers of users for the purpose of mining – the authors write: «Monetize your business using the CPU power users».

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