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AT&T's Cybersecurity Branch Breaks Down Crypto Miner Threat to Email Servers - CoinDesk

AT&T's Cybersecurity Branch Breaks Down Crypto Miner Threat to Email Servers - CoinDesk


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AT&T's Alien Labs is dipping its toes into cryptomining malware analysis with a new technological breakdown of how a monero miner infiltrates networks. .

Released Thursday, the report by security researcher Fernando Domínguez provides a step-by-step walkthrough of how one rather low-profile cryptojacker infects and spreads across vulnerable Exim, Confluence and WebLogic servers, installing malicious code that mines Monero through a proxy.  Exim servers represent more than half of all email servers, according to ZDNet. .

The worm first injects target servers with a BASH script that checks for, and kills, competing mining processes before attempting to infiltrate other known machines in the network.

This modified miner does its business via proxy, according to AT&T Alien Labs.

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