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Threat Actors Turn to Blockchain Infrastructure to Host, Hide Malicious Activity (Dark Reading)

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In a troubling trend for enterprises and law enforcement, threat actors are ramping up their use of blockchain domains to hide malicious activity and improve their ability to withstand takedown efforts.

Security vendor FireEye says it has observed a recent uptick in interest in cryptocurrency infrastructure in the cyber underground. Over the last year, there has been a big surge in the number of threat actors that have begun incorporating support for blockchain domains in their malware tools.