Author Topic: WinstarNssmMiner Coinminer Campaign Makes 500,000 Victims in Three Days  (Read 77 times)

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By Catalin Cimpanu


Security researchers from Qihoo 360 Total Security have detected a massive malware campaign spreading a new coinminer, and which appears to have made roughly 500,000 victims in three days alone.

At the heart of this campaign is a new malware strain named WinstarNssmMiner, targeting Windows computers.

Under the hood, WinstarNssmMiner is your typical cryptocurrency-mining malware these days, based on the open-source and legitimate Monero mining utility named XMRig.

full article here:https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/winstarnssmminer-coinminer-campaign-makes-500-000-victims-in-three-days/
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