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Cryptocurrency miner Adylkuzz attack could be bigger than WannaCry

The attackers behind WanaCrypt0r/WannaCry were not the only cybercriminals putting DoublePulsar and EternalBlue to use this weekend, as Proofpoint spotted the stolen NSA tools being used with the cryptocurrency miner Adylkuzz. The Adylkuzz attack may not only have been larger than WannaCry, but could have been one of the mitigating factors that helped shut down…

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Nemucod delivering credential-stealing trojan, Palo Alto

Researchers at Palo Alto Networks have spent the past five months examining a malware campaign that uses the Nemucod downloader to ultimately deliver a trojan that siphons out credentials, according to a post on the company blog. Unit 42, the Palo Alto Networks threat intelligence team, has uncovered several iterations of the Nemucod downloader malware…

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