Tesla’s Amazon Cloud Account Compromised by Hackers, Used to Mine Crypto

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 20:17
Alex Dovbnya
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Hackers managed to break into Tesla’s Amazon Web Services cloud account and used it to mine cryptocurrency, according to Fortune. The hackers also managed to gain access to some of Tesla’s proprietary data, although the company says no customer data was exposed. Once notified by security researchers, Tesla quickly resolved the issue and awarded the researchers a bounty of $3,133.70.

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