[cryptography] [OT] Bitcoin exchangers broken into: Plesk exploit

Moritz Bartl moritz at hackerbus.eu
Fri Mar 2 04:56:45 EST 2012


Apparently, a 4 day old (or rather 'official since 4 days') Parallels
Plesk control panel weakness was used yesterday to break into a number
of large Bitcoin mining pools hosted on cheap virtual servers. Hilarity
ensues. Losses of more than $50,000 worth of coins.

Original discussion: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=66916.0
Remote vulnerability in Plesk Panel http://kb.parallels.com/en/113321

Moritz Bartl

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