How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon's Cloud

Posted by bob on Jul 25, 2014 3:31 AM EDT
Wired; By Andy Greenberg
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Hackers have long used malware to enslave armies of unwitting PCs, but security researchers Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar had a different thought: Why steal computing power from innocent victims when there's so much free processing power out there for the taking?

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