A daring attack by hackers with a positive result, they managed to infect around 700.000 websites, all only to infect one Gate.io website and steal an unknown amount of Bitcoins.
Hackers have been able to modify the code on the site StatCounter, the webmaster who uses this site to add statistics to his website must add the appropriate script that automatically generates the StatCounter page, hackers have just managed to modify this piece of code and have already gone downhill. 688 thousands of pages began to load infected code.
It is not known how long this procedure lasts, and how many people are affected. The whole matter saw the light daily thanks to the Czech company ESETwhich deals with cybersecurity. The case is developmental, so far it is difficult to assess the damage due to the fact that the false addresses that appeared during withdrawals changed each time and the funds are dispersed over a large number of addresses.