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Attacker Unleashes Stealthy Crypto Mining via Malicious Python Package
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- A malicious Python package, “Culturestreak”, hijacks system resources for unauthorized cryptocurrency mining.
- The malicious package utilizes obfuscated code and random filenames to evade detection.
- The code runs in an infinite loop, making it a relentless threat that continually exploits system resources.
- The malicious code originates from an active GitLab repository, underscoring the ongoing risk to users.
Recently, our team came across a Python package named “culturestreak”. A closer look reveals a darker purpose: unauthorized cryptocurrency mining. Let’s break …
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