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Author Topic: [2019-01-18]This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers  (Read 19 times)
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January 18, 2019, 12:50:26 PM
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A recently observed form of malware uses a concerning new trick to avoid detection and mine cryptocurrency on cloud servers.

Two researchers, Xingyu Jin and Claud Xiao, from cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks, published a report on Thursday, saying that a nasty bit of software from bad actors dubbed the Rocke group is targeting public cloud infrastructure. Once downloaded, it takes administrative control to first uninstall cloud security products and then inject code that mines the monero cryptocurrency.

https://paperblockchain.com/this-malware-has-a-worrying-trick-to-mine-monero-on-cloud-servers/

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