Tor2Mine cryptominer has evolved: Just patching and cleaning the system won’t help

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Sophos released new findings on the Tor2Mine cryptominer, that show how the miner evades detection, spreads automatically through a target network and is increasingly harder to remove from an infected system. Tor2Mine is a Monero-miner that has been active for at least two years. In the research, Sophos describes new variants of the miner that include a PowerShell script that attempts to disable malware protection, execute the miner payload and steal Windows administrator credentials. What … More

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