08 Aug '14, 1pm

Hacker swipes $83,000 from Bitcoin mining pools

It's no longer surprising when we hear that a cryptocurrency exchange has suffered a security breach, but now a hacker has targeted mining pools -- and managed to steal $83,000 in cryptocurrency as a result. The Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit (CTU) research team said Thursday it has identified an exploit that can be used to lift cryptocurrency from mining pools, and at least one hacker has already taken advantage of the security flaw. A hijacker was able to use a fake Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) broadcast in order to compromise networks belonging to some of the biggest names in the field -- including Amazon, Digital Ocean, and OVH -- between February and May 2014. According to the researchers, at least 51 networks were compromised from 19 different ISPs, and at least one hijacker was able to use this flaw to redirect cryptocurrency miners' connections to a hijacker...

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Hacker swipes $83,000 from Bitcoin mining pools

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