Hackers Use Amazon’s AWS Computing Resources to Mine Bitcoin

Security intelligence group RedLock has exposed hackers who were using Amazon Web Services (AWS) computing resources to mine bitcoin. In a report from the intelligence company it found that at least two companies were targeted: Aviva and Gemalto, both multinational corporations. RedLock were alerted to the situation after realizing that a number of administration consoles on AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud platforms were not password protected.