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Andromeda botkit used for Bitcoin mining purpose

2015/01/09

Softpedia - (International) Fortinet researchers observed attackers using an older, cracked version of the Andromeda botnet malware to deliver Bitcoin mining software to compromised computers. The malware is version 2.06 of Andromeda and can also download additional modules and updates from the attackers' command and control servers.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Version-of-Andromeda-Bot-Used-for-Bitcoin-Mining-Purpose-469474.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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