Bitcoin Forum
January 19, 2018, 07:50:33 PM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.1  [Torrent].
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: wanacry road-blocked by monero mining botnet that was already in place.  (Read 297 times)
dinofelis
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 756


View Profile
May 17, 2017, 03:27:41 PM
 #1

Haha, love this:

http://thehackernews.com/2017/05/smb-exploit-cryptocurrency-mining.html

Crypto is finally finding its way Smiley
1516391433
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1516391433

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1516391433
Reply with quote  #2

1516391433
Report to moderator
1516391433
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1516391433

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1516391433
Reply with quote  #2

1516391433
Report to moderator
1516391433
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1516391433

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1516391433
Reply with quote  #2

1516391433
Report to moderator
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1516391433
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1516391433

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1516391433
Reply with quote  #2

1516391433
Report to moderator
1516391433
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1516391433

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1516391433
Reply with quote  #2

1516391433
Report to moderator
1516391433
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1516391433

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1516391433
Reply with quote  #2

1516391433
Report to moderator
ven_bug_trap
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 52


View Profile
May 17, 2017, 03:37:56 PM
 #2

This is funny, just goes to show that you can be more effective taking advantage of people's stupidity in a patient and stealthy way. Kinda off-topic, but does it bug anyone else when a supposedly security-related site doesn't have HTTPS? It just seems kinda ironic.

1DqeiZWwdTr6fnXKuLmjEafAtjUZ1QzcNu
aoluain
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 336



View Profile
May 17, 2017, 03:55:19 PM
 #3

now thats a good one, so we all potentially could have been
or still are mining Monero without knowing.

and the WannaCry croud probably didnt know either and were themselves
probably mining Monero without knowing [i hope]

this is classic  Grin

.
   █████▄▄▄▄
   ████████████▄▄▄            ▀██████
   ███ ▀▀▀▀█████████▄          ▀█████
   ███         ▀▀▀█████▄         ▀███
   ███              ▀▀████▄▄███    ▀▀
   ███                ▀███████▀
   ███                    █████
   ███     ███▄         ▄███████
   ▐██▌     ▀███▄     ▄███▀  ███
   ▐███       ▀███▄▄ ███▀     ███
    ███▌        ▀████        ▐██▌
     ███         ████         ███
      ███      ▄█████▄       ▐██
       ███   ▄████▀ ▀███▄     ▐██
        ███▄████▀     ▀███▄   ███
         █████▀         ▀███▄████
          ██▀             ▀█████▌
                            ▀███▌
  ██████                      ▀▀
  ▀▀▀███
     ███
█         █   ███
 █        ███  ███  █
███       ███   █  ███
███   █   ███   █  ███
███  ███   █       ███
███  ███   █       ███
 █   ███            █
 █    █             █
█         █   ███
 █        ███  ███  █
███       ███   █  ███
███   █   ███   █  ███
███  ███   █       ███
███  ███   █       ███
 █   ███            █
 █    █             █
             JOIN US             
TELEGRAM TWITTER FACEBOOK
LINKEDIN WHITEPAPER
ven_bug_trap
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 52


View Profile
May 17, 2017, 05:47:41 PM
 #4

Quote
now thats a good one, so we all potentially could have been
or still are mining Monero without knowing.

and the WannaCry croud probably didnt know either and were themselves
probably mining Monero without knowing [i hope]

this is classic   Grin

I believe it makes system performance sluggish, so people might have known something was up, but apart from that I don't think there were any other major indicators.

1DqeiZWwdTr6fnXKuLmjEafAtjUZ1QzcNu
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!