[SANS ISC] The Crypto Miners Fight For CPU Cycles

I published the following diary on “The Crypto Miners Fight For CPU Cycles“:

I found an interesting piece of Powershell code yesterday. The purpose is to download and execute a crypto miner but the code also implements a detection mechanism to find other miners, security tools or greedy processes (in terms of CPU cycles). Indeed, crypto miners make intensive use of your CPUs and more CPU resources they can (ab)use, more money will be generated… [Read more]

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