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Cryptojacking Malware Targets Linux and IoT Users to Mine Monero Cryptocurrency

Cybersecurity firm JASK Inc. published a study on February 5, 2019, detailing the wave of cryptojacking attacks in November 2018 that mined privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) on target user’s computer system. Romanian Hacker Group “Outlaw” to Blame According to research conducted by JASK, an upgraded and modified version of trojan Shellbot has been very active since November 2018. Per the security firm, the individuals responsible for spreading the malicious trojan are likely from the Romanian hacker group called “Outlaw.” Interestingly enough, the…

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