Computers around the world are under attack by a group of Romanian hackers discovered by researchers at the cybersecurity and antivirus company Bitdefender – Writes The main square. In addition to describing their methods and defense possibilities, not much information about the group has been revealed, and it is not known whether they are being investigated by the relevant authorities at all or if they can carry out their attacks without any disturbance. On the other hand, it is known that communication is done in both Romanian and English within the application, and Romanian names are used.
Hackers use the attacked laptops and computers for illegal mining of cryptocurrency, and one easy-to-crack password is enough to take control.
Often, victims do not even notice that someone else is using the device, and it appears at most that it is not working properly.
The newspaper Cluj-Napoca drew attention.
Linux machines are used by miners to mine Monero, and a separate program has been developed to hack weak password-protected servers. Bitdefender drew attention to the importance of strong passwords, and it is worth keeping the barely used communication protocols closed.
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