Prometei botnet and its quest for Monero

By Vanja Svajcer.
NEWS SUMMARYWe are used to ransomware attacks and big-game hunting making the headlines, but there are still methods adversaries use to monetize their efforts in less intrusive ways.Cisco Talos recently discovered a cryptocurrency-mining botnet attack we’re calling “Prometei” using several techniques that defenders are likely to spot, but are not immediately obvious to end-users.These threats demonstrate several techniques of the MITRE ATT&CK framework, most notably T1089…

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