It’s come to our attention that multiple supercomputers and other compute facilities across Europe have been targeted by malicious actors, in some instances affected by cryptocurrency mining malware. The EGI Federation and its supporting organisations deeply care about their international partners and peer infrastructures and take security very seriously. Although so far there is no evidence EGI participants are affected, the EGI CSIRT strongly believes in protecting the community and is actively supporting and coordinating the response to the current security incidents affecting the academic and research sector.

As a precautionary measure, we recommend sites to check for the IoCs listed in our TLP:WHITE advisory: