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Rust-Based P2PInfect Botnet Evolves with Miner and Ransomware Payloads
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Rust-Based P2PInfect Botnet Evolves with Miner and Ransomware Payloads

P2PInfect, a peer-to-peer malware botnet, has been discovered to target cryptocurrency miners and improperly setup Redis servers with ransomware. This development indicates that the threat has evolved from what seemed to be a financially motivated operation running a dormant botnet to one with defined objectives. According to a report released this week by Cado Security, the malware author's ongoing efforts to profit from their unauthorized access and spread the network further are demonstrated by the most recent updates to the crypto miner, ransomware payload, and rootkit elements. The malware is still worming its way across the internet read more about Rust-Based P2PInfect Botnet Evolves with Miner and Ransomware Payloads. Get up to date on the latest cybersecurity news and enh...