Custom Linux malware used in brute-force attacks

A new malware specifically targeting Linux users is being used to target servers and network devices to steal data, a security vendor warned this week. FireEye said the Linux rootkit malware dubbed “XOR.DDoS” uses “multiple persistence mechanisms” including a rare Linux rootkit to attack victims. “The campaign also utilizes complex attack scripts to serve the malware through a sophisticated …

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