|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0783|
|Date Published:||24 Sep 2017|
|Last Updated:||3 Apr 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Web Clients|
|Vulnerability Description||A CPU hijacking vulnerability exists in multiple web servers. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability using one of the following miners: CoinHive, CryptoLoot, MineMyTraffic, ProjectPoi and JSECoin. Successful exploitation allows a remote attacker to use a clients CPU for currency mining.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Multiple Websites Mine Cryptocurrencies CPU Hijacking