Tag: DOUBLEPULSAR

NSA’s DOUBLEPULSAR Exploit Aids in Distributing New Monero Mining Malware

It has been a while since cybercirminals leveraged one of the many NSA exploits in circulation. It now turns out a new type of malware is making the rounds. This particular tool infects Windows computers with a cryptocurrency mining Trojan. The distribution of the malware is made possible thanks to the DOUBLEPULSAR exploit, which targets unsecured SMB services. It is a very simple backdoor, yet one that could cause a …
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