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PyCryptoMiner Attacks Linux Machines And Turns Them Into Monero-mining Bots

Due to its association with Python programming language and crypto-mining, the researchers have aptly named it PyCrytoMiner. The botnet leverages Pastebin.com to receive new command and control server assignments in case the original server stops responding.

Source: PyCryptoMiner Attacks Linux Machines And Turns Them Into Monero-mining Bots