Hackers exploit Apache Solr instances with cryptocurrency miner

Hackers have attacked over 1,400 Apache Solr servers late last month to install a cryptocurrency miner. Researchers say the attack resembles a similar campaign discovered back in January that targeted systems running unpatched Oracle WebLogic software. In that attack, hackers installed a mining rig used to mine Monero cryptocurrency.

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Oracle vulnerability exploited to deliver dual Monero miners

Trend Micro security researchers have spotted an Oracle vulnerability that is being abused to deliver dual Monero miner malware. The Oracle WebLogic WLS-WSAT vulnerability (CVE-2017-10271) allows remote code execution and was patched by Oracle back in October.

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