On March 4, 2021, Juniper Threat Labs identified a surge of activity of the Sysrv botnet. The botnet spread itself into Windows and Linux systems by exploiting multiple vulnerabilities, which we will cover in this blog. The threat actor’s objective is to install a Monero cryptominer. The attack remains active. Here’s what we’ve seen so far.

Source : Sysrv Botnet Expands and Gains Persistence | Official Juniper Networks Blogs