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Employees connect nuclear power plant to the internet to mine cryptocurrency

Ukraine Crypto Miners Use Nuclear Power Plant To Mine Cryptocurrency The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) launched an investigation after several employees of a local nuclear power plant connected some parts of its internal network to the internet for mining cryptocurrency. The incident was first reported by the English-language Ukrainian news site […]

Hackers exploit Tesla’s cloud systems to mine cryptocurrency

Hackers Hijack Tesla’s AWS servers, Use It To Mine Cryptocurrency Tesla, the electric car manufacturer based in Palo Alto, California, is the latest victim of crypto-mining malware that allowed the hackers to covertly mine cryptocurrency – an attack known as ‘crypto-jacking’. Researchers from the RedLock Cloud Security Intelligence (CSI) team […]

Hackers hijack government websites with cryptocurrency mining malware

Cryptocurrency-mining hackers attack government websites including UK and US Scott Helme, a UK-based security researcher, discovered that more than 4,200 websites, including several government ones, were infected on Sunday with a virus that helps criminals mine cryptocurrencies. Apparently, hackers managed to inject Coinhive cryptocurrency-mining code in the U.S. and U.K. government […]

Tricky websites use your CPU to mine cryptocurrency even when you exit your browser window

Some websites are using your CPU to mine cryptocurrency even if you close them Researchers have discovered a new cryptomining scheme that uses your CPU resources to keep mining for cryptocurrency, even when you have closed the offending browser window of the compromised website. This can be used by malicious […]

Tesla Model S owner hacks his vehicle to mine cryptocurrency for free

This Tesla Model S owner used his electric vehicle to mine cryptocurrency Bitcoin is one of the most discussed trends all over the world and with it recently breaching the $11,000 mark recently, it is undoubtedly the ‘king of cryptocurrency’. As a result, more and more people are looking to […]