Ethereum Miners Mass-Targeted by Satori Botnet Attack

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Ethereum Miners Mass-Targeted by Satori Botnet Attack

Sun May 20, 2018 6:56 pm

After Browser Mining, Hackers Target Miner Rigs
In a bid to greatly increase their deceitfully attained cryptocurrency holdings, hackers have targeted Ethereum miners worldwide. Understandably, taking over miners is a significant economic advantage for hackers, over computers, due to the former’s higher processing power.

According to a report on Bleeping Computers, multiple cyber-security researchers discovered an Ethereum-miner scanning Satori botnet on May 12, 2018. The report included several pieces of evidence indicating tens of thousands of IoT devices fell victim to the mass-attack.

Using a port 3333 exploit, the hackers were able to control a victim’s mining rig remotely. This specific port allows miners to manage their equipment remotely. ... et-attack/
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Re: Ethereum Miners Mass-Targeted by Satori Botnet Attack

Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:06 am

Sounds sadly. Anybody know how this affected cloud mining sites? I’m interested in the most famous ones, from this list: . Have some working contracts, so I’m a bit afraid how much can I loose. Probably, my partners weren’t affected? Please, provide some info!

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