Rarog Trojan ‘Easy Entry’ For New Cryptomining Crooks, Report Warns


A malware family called Rarog is becoming an appealing and affordable tool for hackers to launch cryptocurrency mining attacks, researchers say. They say the Trojan is low priced, easily configurable and supports multiple cyrptocurrencies, making it an appealing option for hackers.

Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 research team, which posted a blog on Wednesday after tracking Rarog for months, said the malware comes equipped with a number of features that give attackers the ability to download mining software and configure it with any parameters they wish.

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Source: ThreatPost