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Tesla cloud systems exploited by hackers to mine cryptocurrency

February 20, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Tesla’s cloud environment has been exploited by threat actors to mine cryptocurrencies, researchers have discovered.

On Tuesday, cloud security firm RedLock released the firm’s 2018 Cloud Security Trends report which documents the discovery of an unprotected Kubernetes console belonging to automaker Tesla.

The Kubernetes console is used to automate the deployment, scaling, and operation of application containers, virtualized software, and some cloud-based services.

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