Ethereum is certainly getting a lot of press this year, and with this, we also see the bad guys spending more effort to steal the shiny fresh off the digital mint crypto coins. Etherum itself is a rather complex beast, but one feature Ethereum nodes provide is a remote access option via RPC. Typically, nodes are listening on %%port:8545%%. For the last few months, we have been seeing a steady increase in requests for this port.
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