Tag: Telnet

Nearly 3,000 Bitcoin Miners Were Exposed to a Remote Telnet Attack

Bitcoin miners are always targets for criminals and other assailants. Around 3,000 Bitcoin miners were recently exposed to a potential Telnet-based attack. All of these miners seemingly use the same mining pool to generate Bitcoin and they may very well belong to the same organization. It is unclear who owns the devices exactly, but they seemingly all use a Chinese IP address. Thankfully, the miners were taken offline shortly afterward to resolve …
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