CRYPTOMALWARE SPREADS ON FACEBOOK

John Patrick Lita
Dec 21, 2017 · 5 min read
Figure 1.0 Screenshot of random private message
Figure 2.0 A preview of the extracted Windows executable from the Facebook message spam
Figure 3.0 Decompiled output from Exe2Aut
Figure 4.0 The same decompiled output in its decrypted format
Figure 5.0 Network traffic details
Figure 6.0 Downloaded configuration file
Figure 7.0 Malware process log
Figure 8.0 Crypto malware process and file details
Figure 9.0 Monero miner configuration file
A quick search through github shows that the same account used for the monero miner has recently forked the xmrig project, which matches the same miner used in this campaign.

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