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ThreatConnect Shares Incident Information on PhotoMiner malware found on FTP servers

Incident Details incident PhotoMiner malware found on FTP servers while making money by mining Monero

We have developed TIPpers, which are incidents the ThreatConnect Research team flags for your awareness, so your organization can take decisive action.

TIPper:  PhotoMiner iframe Injection Victim Sites.

ThreatConnect has identified a number of sites running FTP file servers injected with PhotoMiner malware, likely through weak FTP permissions. PhotoMiner infects websites hosted on FTP servers while making money by mining the cryptocurrency Monero.

For additional details, current ThreatConnect users can access this incident by selecting this LINK or search for incident "20160715C" in the ThreatConnect Platform.

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