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Hacker nets over $600k by compromising NAS systems to mine Dogecoin

Author/ Zeljka Zorz/ HNS Managing Editor/ Posted on 17 June 2014.

 

A single threat actor is responsible for the compromise of a considerable number of Synology NAS systems that were set to mine Dogecoing in secret and have netted him over $620,000, researchers from Dell SecureWorks reported.

"As early as February 8th of this year, computer users began to notice their Synology Network Attached Storage boxes were performing sluggishly and had a very high CPU usage," they shared in a blog post.

 

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Re: Hacker nets over $600k by compromising NAS systems to mine Dogecoin

All this cryptocurrency stuff is fascinating - it's like the wild west though :smileyhappy:

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Wild West for sure!!!! The Hackers love it, every time something new pops up its a challenge for them to hack it. when does it stop

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