Increased attacks on digital currency cloud infrastructure

Increased attacks on digital currency cloud infrastructure
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Digital currency extraction is one of the main targets of hackers targeting cloud computing businesses, according to AT & T Cybersecurity March 14th.

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Digital currency extraction is one of the main targets of hackers targeting cloud computing businesses, according to AT & T Cybersecurity March 14th.

The American Telecommunications Industry Department of Telecommunications AT & T announced today that, despite the current downturn, various organizations are still subject to large-scale secret digital money-ridden attacks.

In his new report, they are reviewing the most critical forms of CryptoJacking that target cloud infrastructure to target extraction attacks.

This carrier summarizes the four major Cryptovaging tactics used by hackers, which include: Disturbance Management Platforms, Extracting and Operating the Control Panel, API Spoofing, and Spreading and Extending Images Malicious Docker.

Container Management is a major process that has been expanded by enterprise and enterprise systems, which includes all the necessary components for running software, including files and libraries.

AT & T researchers found that illegal digital extraction malware used unidentified management interfaces and unlocked APIs to disrupt repository management platforms to illegally extract digital currency.

In this regard, AT & T cites an attack reported by the RedLock Security Services Provider, in which attackers disrupt the Kubernets open source repository management system.

The attackers used the Quarantine Server Disturbing System in Amazon's Web Services to extract XMR and access customer information.

AT & T has provided suggestions for identifying and detecting unauthorized extraction attacks on cloud systems after providing a detailed description of the hacker strategy for extracting digital currency using cloud infrastructure.

Recently, the Coinhive digital currency extraction service announced its end date as a result of economic inefficiencies. The company should stop its service amid the 50 percent decline in Manhattan's recent hurricane aurora.

The company announced it will stop its operations on March 8, while users dashboard will be available by April 30th.

Researchers at Concordia University of Canada reported that the Coinhive script was placed on more than 30,000 websites, with 92% of these websites based on javascript scripts.

Source: cointelegraph

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