PhotoMiner Worm Spreads via Vulnerable FTP Servers, Mines for Crypto-Currency

PhotoMiner is a worm that propagates with the help of vulnerable FTP servers, infects public Web pages, spreads to Windows computers and sets up a mining process for the Monero crypto-currency. Security firm GuardiCore discovered the worm this past January, when it also published a quick summary of its abilities. In the meantime, the company found that the worm was created in early December 2015 and received several updates after its January write-up.

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