Hackers broke into the cloud Tesla and made his mining farm
Cloud Tesla was hacked and used for mining cryptocurrency. This was told in his own blog specializing in cyber security company RedLock.
Hackers gained access to the account of Tesla in the Amazon Web Services cloud. In it, they could have access to such «essential» data as the telemetry of the cars, but did not do.
Experts RedLock discovered the break in last month when investigated the leak of data to access AWS public access. The source of the leak turned out to be Tesla.
Experts have discovered unsecured information Tesla console Kubernetes, developed by Google systems to optimize cloud applications. This has allowed hackers to access the cloud Tesla. In RedLock immediately notify the company about the leak and the gap was closed. According to the Tesla representative, user data is not affected.
The highlight of this story adds that what hackers used access to the Tesla cloud. They began to produce at its capacity cryptocurrency. As noted in RedLock, any stolen data from the cloud Tesla would not have brought the hackers as much profit as mining at its capacity.