Supercomputers Taken Offline After Hackers Secretly Install Cryptocurrency Miners

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To gain access, the hackers may have first hijacked computers inside academic institutions that regularly use the supercomputers for research. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

Several supercomputers in Europe, including at least one used for COVID-19 research, have been taken offline due to hackers secretly installing cryptocurrency-mining malware on the machines.

A week ago, the Archer supercomputer in the UK and other high-performance computers in

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