Is blockchain truly impenetrable? If cryptocurrency mining on blockchain systems is vulnerable to old fashion malware, one has to ask the question, how secure is blockchain?

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Hits Monitoring Systems at European Water Utility

Malware Chewed Up CPU of HMI at Wastewater Facility. Cryptocurrency mining malware worked its way onto four servers connected to an operational technology (OT) network at a wastewater facility in Europe, industrial cybersecurity firm Radiflow told SecurityWeek Wednesday….

Why North Korean hackers are targeting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

North Korean hackers may be guilty of the theft of $530 million of virtual coins from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Credit: GettyA ccusations from South Korean intelligence that North Korean hackers may be guilty of the theft of $530 million of virtual coins from a Japanese…….

Cryptocurrency Mining Attacks for the First Time Detected on Industrial Control Systems

A water utility in Europe was compromised by cryptocurrency malware mining attack; the attack is the first public discovery of an unauthorized cryptocurrency miner impacting industrial controls systems. Sean Michael Kerner from eWeek reports : “At this point, Radiflow’s investigation indicates that…….

Posted by Jerry Witkowicz on 8 February 2018
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