Orchard botnet uses Bitcoin Transaction info to generate DGA domains

Experts spotted a new botnet named Orchard using Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s account information to generate malicious domains. 360 Netlab researchers recently discovered a new botnet named Orchard that uses Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin account (1A1zP1eP5QGefi2DMPTfTL5SLmv7DivfNa) transaction information to generate DGA domain name. “Another change relates to the use of the DGA algorithm employed in the […]

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Sysrv-K, a new variant of the Sysrv botnet includes new exploits

Microsoft reported that the Sysrv botnet is targeting Windows and Linux servers exploiting flaws in the Spring Framework and WordPress. Microsoft Security Intelligence team Microsoft reported that a new variant of the Sysrv botnet, tracked as Sysrv-K, now includes exploits for vulnerabilities in the Spring Framework and WordPress. Threat actors use the botnet in a cryptomining campaign targeting Windows […]

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Crackonosh Monero miner made $2M after infecting 222,000 Win systems

Researchers have discovered a strain of cryptocurrency-mining malware, tracked as Crackonosh, that abuses Windows Safe mode to avoid detection.  Researchers from Avast have spotted a strain of cryptocurrency miner, tracked as Crackonosh, that abuses Windows Safe mode to avoid detection. “While the Windows system is in safe mode antivirus software doesn’t work. This can enable the malicious Serviceinstaller.exe to […]

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