Hackers Are Stuffing DDoS Attacks with Monero Ransom Notes

In one such example, which Akamai shared with Fortune, a note buried in a deluge of DDoS attack data requested payment in Monero, or XMR, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency that's been gaining traction in cybercriminal circles. The note reads, “Pay_50_XMR_To…,” the equivalent of more than … read more …


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