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Hackers Targeting Unpatched Atlassian Confluence Servers to Deploy Crypto Miners

September 22, 2022

A now-patched critical security flaw affecting Atlassian Confluence Server that came to light a few months ago is being actively exploited for illicit cryptocurrency mining on unpatched installations.

“If left unremedied and successfully exploited, this vulnerability could be used for multiple and more malicious attacks, such as a complete domain takeover of the infrastructure and the deployment information stealers, remote access trojans (RATs), and ransomware,” Trend Micro threat researcher Sunil Bharti said in a report.

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