Monero Mining Botnet Targets PostgreSQL Database Servers

Posted on: December 15, 2020

Monero Mining Botnet Targets PostgreSQL Database Servers

Researchers: 'PGMiner' Malware Uses Brute-Force Methods to Guess Passwords
Researchers with Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 are tracking a relatively new cryptomining botnet called "PGMiner," which is targeting PostgreSQL database servers to illegally mine for monero. Currently, the malware only targets Linux-based database servers.

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