Threat Level: green Handler on Duty: Xavier Mertens

SANS ISC: Port 8545 (tcp/udp) Attack Activity - SANS Internet Storm Center Port 8545 (tcp/udp) Attack Activity

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Internet Wide Ethereum JSON-RPC Scans
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JB 2018-06-13 11:21:35
[JSON-RPC / Ethereum cryptocurrency node / Satori-Mirai] - Research by Qihoo 360 showed in May 2018 that port 8545 was being abused to find exposed JSON-RPC ports which can lead to private key or personal data leakage and even theft of cryptocurrency. Sensors reported packet payloads which reveal wallet addresses by potential thieves.
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