Mirai IoT botnet could be used to mine bitcoins

Sooraj Shah
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Bitcoin miners in IoT devices could work in tandem as one large miner consortium
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Bitcoin miners in IoT devices could work in tandem as one large miner consortium

New variant of ELF Linux/Mirai malware has a built-in bitcoin mining component

The Mirai botnet, developed to compromise insecure Internet of Things (IoT) devices and perform distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against predetermined targets, could be re-purposed to m...

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