Hackers Are Now Using Compromised Cloud Accounts To Mine Crypto

Attackers are exploiting poorly configured cloud accounts to mine crypto, Google warned users in a recent report. Cryptocurrency mining is a computationally intensive activity. And Google Cloud customers can access it at a cost. However, miners are now hacking Google Cloud accounts for mining purposes. In the report titled “Threat Horizons,” Google’s cybersecurity team assessed … Read moreHackers Are Now Using Compromised Cloud Accounts To Mine Crypto

Hackers Are Attacking Cloud Accounts to Mine Cryptocurrencies, Google Says

Hacked Google Cloud accounts were used by 86% of the “malicious actors” to mine crypto currencies, according to a new report. Of the 50 hacked Google Cloud Platforms or GCPs, 86% of them were used for cryptocurrency mining, which typically consumes large amounts of computing resources and storage space, Google’s Cybersecurity Action Team wrote in … Read moreHackers Are Attacking Cloud Accounts to Mine Cryptocurrencies, Google Says