The rise in popularity of cryptocurrencies lately has come with several instances of widespread hacking efforts to hijack computing power in order to mine cryptocurrencies, which is sometimes referred to as “cryptojacking”.

Tesla was apparently also the victim of such a cryptojacking effort.
In a blog post published today, cloud security firm Redlock reports that they found the attack and reported it quickly to Tesla.

The automaker has reportedly fixed the issue. We reached out to the company for a comment and will update if we get an answer.

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Tesla's Cloud Attacked And Hijacked To Mine Cryptocurrency

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