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Troy Mursch of Bad Packets Report has been featured in the following  publications.


The Wall Street Journal.

The Wall Street Journal – Your Computer May Be Making Bitcoin​ for Hackers


Washington Post

The Washington Post – Hackers have turned Politifact’s website into a trap for your PC


WIRED Magazine

WIREDYour Browser Could Be Mining Cryptocurrency For a Stranger


The Register

The Register – CBS’s Showtime caught mining crypto-coins in viewers’ web browsers

The Register – Real Mad-quid: Murky cryptojacking menace that smacked Ronaldo site grows

The RegisterMore and more websites are mining crypto-coins in your browser to pay their bills, line pockets

The Register – Pulitzer-winning website Politifact hacked to mine crypto-coins in browsers

The RegisterMirai, Mirai, pwn them all, who’s the greatest botnet on the whole?

The Register – What do Vegas hookers, Colombian government, and 30,000 other sites have in common? Crypto-jacking miners


Bleeping Computer

Bleeping Computer – The Internet Is Rife With In-Browser Miners and It’s Getting Worse Each Day

Bleeping Computer – Cryptojacking Craze: Malwarebytes Says It Blocks 8 Million Requests per Day

Bleeping Computer – Cookie Consent Script Drops In-Browser Cryptocurrency Miner


PC Mag

PC Magazine – Political Fact-Checking Site Hacked to Mine Cryptocurrency

PC MagazineCoinhive Tries to Appease Critics With Opt-in Crypto Miner


La Stampa

La Stampa – Truffe, crimini e ricatti online: dove nascono, come funzionano e perché sono difficili da fermare (Scams, crimes and blackmail online: where they are born, how they work and why they are difficult to stop)


The Next Web

The Next Web – CBS’s Showtime caught secretly stealing visitors’ CPU power to mine cryptocurrency



Complex – Showtime’s Website Might Have Been Hacked to Mine Cryptocoin


Tom's Hardware

Tom’s Hardware – Showtime Uses Online Viewers’ CPUs To Mine Cryptocurrency


International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK – Hackers covertly hide code on Politifact to hijack your PC, secretly mine cryptocurrencies


Krebs on Security

Krebs on Security – Website Flaw Let True Health Diagnostics Users View All Medical Records