EU Supercomputers Hijacked From COVID-19 Research to Mine Cryptocurrency
A number of supercomputers programmed to search for a vaccine for the coronavirus were remotely hijacked last week using stolen credentials.
Of the 16,371 attacks on Aqua Security's decoy servers over the last year, 95% were aimed at mining cryptocurrency through deploying malicious programs.
Their neural network works faster and more reliably than non-AI systems, researchers said.
New research from Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 tracks the rise and fall of illicit XMR mining in the cloud.
A monero mining script has been embedded in a public instance of an AWS virtual machine. How many others are similarly infected?
BlackBerry and Intel are hoping to halt cryptojacking attempts on Intel's commercial PCs with a new mining malware detection tool.