09 Jan '14, 4pm

Yahoo malware was designed to transform computers into a Bitcoin mining operation

Yahoo malware was designed to transform computers into a Bitcoin mining operation

Many of our customers share threat intelligence with our Magna Cloud, so our research lab noticed this unknown malware and attack campaign coming from our customers' networks and investigated the specific case. As part of the investigation, we found a few tools that were downloaded by the malware. This specific attack campaign incorporated a variety of different monetization techniques using a variety of malwares. The attackers made sure they exploit each of the millions of infected machines to its full worth by employing Bitcoin miners, WebMoney wallet hackers, personal information extraction, banking information extraction, and generic remote access tools.

Full article: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57616958-83/yahoo-malwar...

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Yahoo malware creates Bitcoin botnet

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