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ISPs Caught installing Cryptocurrency Miners and Spyware

ISPs Caught installing Cryptocurrency Miners and Spyware

Governments in Turkey and Syria have been caught hijacking native web users’ connections to quietly inject monitoring malware, whereas a similar mass interception technology has been found silently injecting browser-based cryptocurrency mining scripts into users’ net traffic in Egypt.   Governments, or agencies connected to that, and ISPs within the three countries are exploiting Deep […]

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Python-Based Botnet Targets Linux Systems with Exposed Ports

Python-Based Botnet Targets Linux Systems with Exposed Ports

  Experts believe that a knowledgeable cybercrime group has created a botnet from compromised Linux-based systems and is using these servers and devices to mine Monero, a digital currency. Crooks are apparently using brute-force attacks against Linux systems that feature exposed SSH ports. If they guess the password, they use Python scripts insert a Monero […]

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