Cryptocurrency Mining Takes its Toll on AWS Servers

Cryptocurrency Mining Takes its Toll on AWS Servers

Bitcoin has skyrocketed over the last several years and has become the most coveted currency of today. Not belonging to any state or country, able to be used all over the world equally and immediately, and able to provide complete anonymity when doing business — these are some of its biggest draws. But like any other payment system, using Bitcoin carries with it a few processing fees. Specifically, it uses a great deal of energy used for mining, and requires high-powered hardware. This reality places companies, and their infrastructures, in the crosshairs of cybercriminals looking to make a profit […]

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