Cryptojacking Campaign Uses Five-Year-Old Vulnerability to Rake in Monero


A nearly five-year-old vulnerability is reportedly being used to infect Linux servers with a crypto mining malware that’s allowing hackers to use them to mine privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero (XMR), according to US-based cybersecurity firm Trend Micro. Per the firm’s report, hackers are taking advantage of a vulnerability found in the Network Weathermap plugin for Cacti.

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Posted by Francisco Memoria on March 27, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/cryptojacking-campaign-uses-five-year-old-vulnerability-to-rake-in-thousands/

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