In a report aimed at assessing threats to Cloud users, Google’s cybersecurity action team said some attackers are exploiting “poorly configured” accounts to mine cryptocurrency.
On Wednesday, the Google (NASDAQ 🙂 team he said of the 50 incidents analyzed that compromised the Google Cloud Protocol, 86% related to cryptocurrency mining. Hackers used compromised cloud accounts to access individual CPU or GPU resources to mine tokens or take advantage storage space for coin mining on the Chia network.
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