Malware Epidemic: Monero Mining Campaigns Are Becoming a Real Problem

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  1. itman

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    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...mining-campaigns-are-becoming-a-real-problem/
     
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    https://threatpost.com/new-monero-crypto-mining-botnet-leverages-android-debugging-tool
     
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    New Botnet Hides in Blockchain DNS Mist and Removes Cryptominer
    September 17, 2018
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...-blockchain-dns-mist-and-removes-cryptominer/
     
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    Sustes Malware: CPU for Monero
    September 20, 2018
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    "Crypto-mining malware poses as Flash updates...

    Cyber criminals are using unusually credible fake Adobe Flash updates to push Monero cryptocurrency mining malware, researchers have found.

    While fake Flash updates are typically poorly disguised, a campaign that emerged in August 2018 is using pop-up notifications borrowed from the official Adobe installer, according to Unit 42, the threat intelligence team at Palo Alto Networks.

    As well as installing the XMRig cryptocurrency miner, this malware can also update a victim’s Flash Player to the latest version, making it appear to be legitimate..."

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252450443/Crypto-mining-malware-poses-as-Flash-updates
     
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    KingMiner malware hijacks the full power of Windows Server CPUs
    November 29, 2018
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/kingminer-cryptojacker-returns-now-new-and-improved/
     
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    Revamped cryptominer strikes Asia through EternalBlue exploit
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    https://www.zdnet.com/article/revamped-cryptominer-is-striking-asia-through-eternal-blue-exploit/
     
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    New SpeakUp Backdoor Infects Linux and macOS with Miners
    February 4, 2019
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...backdoor-infects-linux-and-macos-with-miners/
    Check Point Report: SpeakUp: A New Undetected Backdoor Linux Trojan
     
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    Cybercriminals Generated $56 Million Over 12 Years From Monero Crypto-Mining Malware
    https://securityintelligence.com/ne...r-12-years-from-monero-crypto-mining-malware/
     
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    Monero Miner-Malware Uses RADMIN, MIMIKATZ to Infect, Propagate via Vulnerability
    February 20, 2019
    https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendla...mikatz-to-infect-propagate-via-vulnerability/
     
  14. itman

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    Recently came across this in the Eset forum where someone in Italy had not patched their server against this. Unbelievable ……………..
     
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    “CryptoSink” Campaign Deploys a New Miner Malware
    March 13, 2019
    https://www.f5.com/labs/articles/th...ptosink--campaign-deploys-a-new-miner-malware
     
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    More persistent Monero mining campaign detected
    March 19, 2019
    https://www.scmagazineuk.com/persistent-monero-mining-campaign-detected/article/1579617
    Check Point Forensic Files: A New Monero CryptoMiner Campaign
     
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    Malware Creates Cryptominer Botnet Using EternalBlue and Mimikatz
    April 12, 2019
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...ominer-botnet-using-eternalblue-and-mimikatz/
    Trend Micro:
    Miner Malware Spreads Beyond China, Uses Multiple Propagation Methods Including EternalBlue, Powershell Abuse
     
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    BlackSquid Slithers Into Servers and Drives With 8 Notorious Exploits to Drop XMRig Miner
    June 3, 2019
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    Monero-Mining Malware PCASTLE Zeroes Back In on China, Now Uses Multilayered Fileless Arrival Techniques
    June 5, 2019
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    CVE-2019-2725 Exploited and Certificate Files Used for Obfuscation to Deliver Monero Miner
    June 10, 2019
    https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendla...used-for-obfuscation-to-deliver-monero-miner/
     
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    Hackers Infect Businesses with CryptoMiners Using NSA Leaked Tools
    June 13, 2019
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    Trend Micro: Advanced Targeted Attack Tools Found Being Used to Distribute Cryptocurrency Miners
     
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    New Golang malware plays the Linux field in quest for cryptocurrency
    The malware strain is on the hunt for Monero by exploiting Linux servers
    July 4, 2019

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-golang-malware-plays-the-field-in-quest-for-cryptocurrency/
    Palo Alto Networks - Unit42: The Gopher in the Room: Analysis of GoLang Malware in the Wild
    Trend Micro: Golang-based Spreader Used in a Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware Campaign
    F5 Labs: New Golang Malware is Spreading via Multiple Exploits to Mine Monero
     
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    New Norman Cryptominer Uses Dynamic DNS for C2 Communication
    August 14, 2019
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