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14 August 2020

EU Supercomputers Hijacked From COVID-19 Research to Mine Cryptocurrency - CoinDesk

EU Supercomputers Hijacked From COVID-19 Research to Mine Cryptocurrency - CoinDesk


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According to a report by ZDNet, multiple supercomputers across the EU were compromised by a string of malware attacks that required a shut down after it was discovered they were being used for crypto mining – also known as cryptojacking.

Security researcher Chris Doman, co-founder of Cado Security, told ZDNet that the malware was designed to use the supercomputers' processing power to mine monero (XMR).

Germany-based bwHPC, an organization that coordinates research projects across supercomputers in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg, declared five of its high-performance computing clusters had to be shut down due to similar "security incidents.".

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