PyRoMineIoT Targets, Infects, and Spreads to Vulnerable IoT Devices

With the continuing popularity of cryptocurrencies, a Monero (XMR)-miner malware named PyRoMineIoT was recently discovered using remote code execution (RCE) exploit EternalRomance (detection name: TROJ_ETERNALROM.A)  to infect and spread to vulnerable machines. Further, infected machines are used to search vulnerable Internet of Things (IoT)devices, and has been seen actively spreading across different countries since April with the most infections in Singapore, Taiwan, Australia, Cote d’ Ivore, and India.

Source: trendmicro

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