Read more: Top sites infiltrated with credit card skimmers and crypto minersAn investigation into the top 10,000 Alexa sites reveals that many of these popular were infected with cryptocurrency miners and credit card skimming scripts.
Alexa is an online service that scores websites and ranks them based on their popularity, traffic earned, and various other factors.
In a shocking revelation made by Palo Alto Networks, some of these top sites that receive the highest amounts of internet traffic had ongoing malicious activity resulting from crypto miners and credit card stealing skimmers.
The impacted domains compiled by Palo Alto Networks include:
Affected Domain Affected Type Attack Type Alexa Rank (as of June 15, 2020) Site Type libero[.]it Malicious External Link Malicious Coinminer 607 The number one website in Italy offers various types of content and services: webmail, search engine, news, and more. pojoksatu[.]id Compromised Site Malicious Coinminer 1494 A news website in Indonesia. www[.]heureka[.]cz Malicious External Link Web Skimmer 5204 The largest e-commerce platform in Central and Eastern European markets. zoombangla[.]com Compromised Site Malicious Coinminer 6579 A news website in Bangladesh.
Full report by researchers: Top Alexa Sites Infected With Malicious Coinminers and Web Skimmer