It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security systems uncovered a URL spreading the cryptocurrency mining botnet, which was also bundled with a backdoor-based exploit, security researchers say. The experts also identified the malware has so far targeted computers based in China. It’s believed that the Outlaw hacking group, known for another cryptocurrency mining botnet, is also responsible for this attack as the techniques used are almost identical to…

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