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

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

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Speak Up Malware Targets Linux, Mac in New Campaign

Linux servers are the target of a new crypto-mining campaign in which a malware dubbed “Speak Up” implants a backdoor Trojan by exploiting known vulnerabilities in six different Linux distributions, according

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Mirai Used as Payload in Hadoop YARN Vulnerability

A Mirai variant has been discovered targeting unpatched Linux servers, shifting the use of the malicious payload beyond the internet of things (IoT), according to new research from NETSCOUT ASERT.

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A Cybersecurity Weak Link: Linux and IoT

Linux powers many of the IoT devices on which we’ve come to rely — something that enterprises must address. When Linus Torvalds developed a free operating system back in 1991

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Cybersecurity as catalyst for greater adoption of agile development

Agile development increases the output of software development projects by using a faster, more iterative engineering process. This pace also allows rapid course correction, which is great for meeting customer

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Cryptocurrency miners poised for continued growth

WatchGuard threat intelligence from Q1 2018 revealed that 98.8 percent of seemingly common Linux/Downloader malware variants were actually designed to deliver a popular Linux-based cryptocurrency miner. This is just one of several

Hardware/Network

Major chip flaws impact billions of devices

Two major flaws in computer chips could leave a huge number of computers and smartphones vulnerable to security concerns, researchers revealed Wednesday.The flaws could allow an attacker to read sensitive

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20 Million Google Home and Amazon Echo devces are affected by Millions of AI-based voice-activated personal assistants, including Google Home and Amazon Echo, are affected by the Blueborne flawsSecurity Affairs

A series of recently disclosed critical Bluetooth flaws that affect billions of Android, iOS, Windows and Linux devices have now been discovered in Millions of AI-based voice-activated personal assistants, including Google Home and Amazon Echo,

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DDoS attacks increasing once again

Major cyber assaults are seeing on the rise again, Kaspersky Lab report claims.DDoS attacks are on the rise again as criminals turn to brute force attacks once more, new research

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DDoS Attacks Become More Frequent in Q3, with Linux Dominating

The share of Linux botnets is continuing to grow—accounting for 70% of attacks in Q3, compared to 51% in Q2.According to Kaspersky Lab’s Q3 2017 DDoS Intelligence Report, experts have continued