Attackers Exploit Oracle WebLogic Flaw to Mine $266K in Monero


Another day, another Monero cryptomining campaign and this time attackers exploited a security flaw in Oracle Fusion Middleware.

Latest SANS Technology Institute report published on 7 January is more like a bombshell for cryptocurrency industry. It reveals the findings of Morphus Labs researcher Renato Marinho, according to which a new globally active cybercrime campaign is underway attacking Monero cryptocurrency.

Marinho explains that Monero miners are being deployed on hundreds of computers by exploiting a flaw that is present in Oracle Fusion Middleware’s supported and unsupported versions. There are multiple attackers involved and prime targets happen to be PeopleSoft and WebLogic servers.

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