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Egypt’s Government Could Have Mined Monero on Its Citizens’ Computers

Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:50 pm

The government institutions or affiliated structures of Egypt broke the Internet connection of the country’s citizens using the "AdHose" program, which redirects traffic to Monero mining or shows extra advertisements. This information was published in a report by the explorers of the University of Toronto on Friday.

“We found similar middleboxes at a Telecom Egypt demarcation point. The middleboxes were being used to redirect users across dozens of ISPs to affiliate ads and browser cryptocurrency mining scripts”, - the report claims.

Read the details in the article of Coinidol dot com, the world blockchain news outlet:


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