Google warns crypto miners are using compromised cloud accounts


Regular mining and mining for cryptocurrencies may not be the same thing, but they do have something in common. Illegal mining of both takes a toll on the environment, the economy, public order and governance. Online attacks have become extremely prominent, and they include cryptocurrency mining abuse, phishing campaigns, ransomware, and so on.

Consider this – a new cyber security report by Google has revealed some alarming statistics. As per this report, the most compromised Google Cloud accounts are used for cryptocurrency mining.

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