An Army of Thousands of Hacked Servers Found Mining Cryptocurrencies

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) A new botnet consisting of more than 15,000 compromised servers has been used to mine various cryptocurrencies, earning its master around $25,000 per month.

Mining cryptocurrencies can be a costly investment, as it requires an enormous amount of computing power, but cybercriminals have found an easy money-making solution.

Dubbed BondNet, the botnet was first spotted in December 2016 by

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