Python-Based Malware Uses NSA Exploit to Propagate Monero (XMR) Miner

April 24, 2018

Recently, FortiGuard Labs uncovered a new python-based cryptocurrency mining malware that uses the ETERNALROMANCE exploit, that we have dubbed “PyRoMine.” In this article, I provide an analysis of this malware and show how it leverages the ETERNALROMANCE exploit to spread to vulnerable Windows machines.

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