Skip to comments.Hackers turn supercomputers into cryptocurrency mining rigs
Posted on 05/19/2020 12:14:12 AM PDT by zeestephen
Hackers have managed to install cryptocurrency mining malware on multiple supercomputers across Europe that have now had to shut down as they investigate...After reviewing malware samples, the UK-based cybersecurity firm Cado Security believes that the attackers likely gained access to the supercomputer clusters by using compromised SSH credentials. These credentials appear to have been stolen from university staff from Canada, China and Poland who were given access to the supercomputers to run demanding and complex computing jobs.
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They really should check any mainframe computers in colleges in the US that anyone from China touched...just saying.
And get rid of anyone from China while they’re at it
With all the spying at colleges they’ve been finding that is probably wise.
Consider it wartime and send back any non citizens.
Even the recent citizens can have their families threatened back home by the chinese govt but what can we do?
Solution: More immigration!
I remember looking at the data center in my hospital and trying to figure out how to run miners overnight when no one was using the systems. Or the MRI machines.
But those guys had no sense of humor.
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