Google Sues to Shutter Cryptojacking Botnet That Infected 1M+ Computers


The botnet weaponized bitcoin’s blockchain, in accordance to Chainalysis, which stated it helped Google’s investigation. By embedding command-and-control server addresses within the blockchain, after which having the botnet flip to that information at any time when an contaminated server was shuttered, it stays a step forward of the cybersecurity whack-a-mole.