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StatCounter platform compromised to infect gate.io exchange with bitcoin-stealing code

A malicious actor compromised the platform of leading web analytics firm StatCounter in a supply chain attack that targeted the cryptocurrency exchange gate.io with a bitcoin-stealing script. Outside of gate.io, none of the other two million-plus websites using StatCounter’s metrics services appear to have been affected by the malicious JavaScript, even if they downloaded it. That’s because the…

In the vault

When it comes to protecting financial info, IT security professionals can never rest on their laurels, reports Jean Thilmany.

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