New Monero-mining cryptojacking botnet discovered – TOKENPOST

July 23, 2020 By admin

New Monero-mining cryptojacking botnet discovered

A new botnet that secretly mines Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency has been infecting systems since March this year.

A new type of cryptocurrency-mining botnet has been silently spreading across networks in recent months has been recently discovered by researchers. The botnet was able to propagate by employing multiple methods, which include exploiting SMB vulnerabilities.

The new cryptojacking botnet was discovered by researchers at the Cisco Talos, according to ZDNet. The researchers added that the malware, which was named Prometei by the researchers,
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