The Outlaw hacking group was detected in the early stages of a botnet campaign spreading Monero miners bundled with Perl-based backdoors.
Researchers believe those behind the campaign are still in their testing phase although infection attempts have been spotted in China, according to a June 13 Trend Micro blog post.
The malware gains access to a system with brute-force attacks via SSH, executes two possible command files and is capable of sending remote commands to download and execute the malware.
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