New variant of Satori malware subverts other cryptocurrency mining malware by changing wallet address

Nicholas Fearn
clock • 2 min read

Cryptocurrency miners infected with Satori malware will see gains given to someone else

Security researchers have identified a new variant of the Satori botnet that targets cryptocurrency miners and replaces the user's wallet address.  Satori is a malware family that turns security...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
Operation Cronos: NCA reveals details of LockBit affiliates

Threats and Risks

Operation has been crippled - for now

clock 22 February 2024 • 3 min read
Russian state hackers unleash USB worm with global reach

Security

LittleDrifter has infected organisations worldwide

clock 23 November 2023 • 1 min read
Vietnamese hackers attack UK, US and India with DarkGate malware

Threats and Risks

Victims lured to download infected job descriptions and salary details

clock 23 October 2023 • 2 min read
Most read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Security

Law enforcement takes down LockBit - updated

Law enforcement takes down LockBit - updated

NCA among the groups under 'Operation Cronos'

Tom Allen
clock 20 February 2024 • 2 min read
Microsoft's chief security advisor joins Cybersecurity Festival 2024

Microsoft's chief security advisor joins Cybersecurity Festival 2024

Sarah Armstrong-Smith will talk AI in security

Tom Allen
clock 19 February 2024 • 1 min read
Microsoft announces critical zero-day Exchange bug

Microsoft announces critical zero-day Exchange bug

Enables remote control of Exchange Server

Vikki Davies
clock 16 February 2024 • 1 min read