New cryptomining malware removes other malware from Linux, then latches onto systems

6-12-2

A script capable of deleting known Linux malware and coin mining software in systems has been discovered by Trend Micro.  It then downloads a cryptocurrency-mining malware as well as install itself into these systems to evade detection. Recently, cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has reported about a new script that deletes other malware in Linux systems and installs a different cryptomining malware into these systems.

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