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New Orchard Botnet Makes use of Bitcoin Founder’s Account Data to Generate Malicious Domains

A brand new botnet named Orchard has been noticed utilizing Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto’s account transaction data to generate domains to hide its command-and-control (C2) infrastructure. “Due to the uncertainty of Bitcoin transactions, this method is extra unpredictable than utilizing the widespread time-generated [domain generation algorithms], and thus tougher to defend in opposition to,” researchers …

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