Many websites including the NHS belongings has infected with the malware of crypto currency mining sites. The websites include the government sites, Loan Councils, English councils and many more. Those mining sites are forces the visitors to visit their page to mine crypto currency and thus infected by the malware. It has found that a crypto hacking code has injected into the mining website through browse Aloud, which is a web plug-in, which helps the partially sighted or blind people to access the web. Until now, more than 5000 websites have been infected through the mining malware. Coin hive is software, which is used to power the user device to mine crypto currency. This software is inserted into the browse Aloud plugin.
After performing the proper investigation, the National Cyber Security Centre confirmed that many public were still at risk after the attack. Therefore, they will try their best to sort out the problem happens with the sites by malware. After attacking the UK govt. the antivirus software easily detected the malware and gives a message to Scott Helme, which is an IT security consultant. After that, they have raised the alarm to warn the others about this mishap happens.
This is not a new type of attack but it can say that this is one of the biggest attacks, which is facing by the sites this time. The NCSC has also examined the whole condition and declares that the whole incident of mining malware is done to illegally mine the crypto currency for more need. So, they have warned the digital currency users to remain safe from mining before using your currency to mining through their websites in the user system. Rather than that there is nothing to say to the members at this point to come out from this risk.