Monero Cryptominer Attack Exploits Exchange Server Flaw


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It didn’t take threat actors long to jump on a vulnerability affecting Microsoft Exchange mail server software.

While exploits involving an array of malware from ransomware to webshells are well-documented, Sophos researchers report that other payloads have been aimed at Exchange servers.

“It stood to reason that the Microsoft Exchange server vulnerabilities would be leveraged toward a broad set of nefarious ends,” said Oliver Tavakoli, CTO at Vectra.

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