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Investigation Finds Docker Desktop Just Distributed Cryptomining System

2020-03-22

A recent investigation has revealed that the Docker desktop application is really just a massively distributed system for bitcoin mining. An engineer frustrated by rapid battery depletion took a deeper look into why Docker was taking so much energy to run and noticed a few things were off. "After my laptop started levitating due to high fan speed, I decided to take a look into what was going on in there", they said. Their investigation revealed several shocking findings. It seems that Docker appears to be a front for running an extremely large crypto-mining operation. "I found that the Docker runtime itself was actually more than 90% dedicated to mining Bitcoin and appears to have been… read more πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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