This Linux botnet has found a novel way of spreading to new devices

Panchan is a cryptojacker that was written in the Go programming language. Cryptojackers abuse others’ compute power to mine cryptocurrency. . Panchan’s P2P protocol communicates in plaintext over TCP but can evade monitoring, according to Akamai. The malware features a “godmode” admin panel, protected with a private key, for remotely controlling and distributing mining configurations.

Link: This Linux botnet has found a novel way of spreading to new devices
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