Sophos: Botnet Uses Brute-Force Attacks Targeting Vulnerable Databases
The operators behind the Kingminer botnet have recently started targeting vulnerable Microsoft SQL Server databases using brute-force methods in order to mine cryptocurrency, according to research from Sophos. In addition, the botnet operators have attempted to exploit the EternalBlue vulnerability.
Source: Bank Info Security
Kingminer Botnet Targeting SQL Servers for Cryptomining