Untrusted Docker Hub Images Found with Monero Cryptojacking Malware

A security team from Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 has unearthed six containers that were housed on Docker Hub that, once instantiated, were activated by unknown parties to mine the Monero cryptocurrency. Thus far, the creators of these images have generated at least $36,000 worth of Monero currency using the computers of unsuspecting victims, the researchers have determined.

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