Bitcoin Client Detection (Bitcoin Protocol)
Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8065
SynopsisThe remote client is a part of a peer-to-peer financial network
DescriptionThe remote host is a bitcoin stratum client. Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer payment network. Bitcoin operates without a central authority or bank, relying on the individual users to both generate income and track money. Bitcoin revenue is generated by 'mining'. This is a CPU-intensive operation which typically runs 24/7. This client is currently mining.
SolutionEnsure that such behavior is in alignment with corporate policies and guidelines.