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Linux Trojan Linux.Mirai Source Code Leaked

The malicious program first appeared in May 2016, detected by Doctor Web after being added to its virus database under the name Linux.DDoS.87 and Linux.DDoS.89. The Trojan can work with with the SPARC, ARM, MIPS, SH-4, M68K architectures and Intel x86 computers. It has similar features as Linux.BackDoor.Fgt, a backdoor that was found infecting Linux [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Attacks, Malware, Security|

BASHLITE Malware Infects Over 1 Million IoT Devices

Level 3 Threat Research Labs tracked a family of malware, variously called Lizkebab, BASHLITE, Torlus and Gafgyt, that is capable of causing IoT-based DDoS attacks. Most of the infected IoT devices are digital video recorders (DVRs). What is BASHLITE? Bashlite can brute force a vulnerable device and steal its login credentials and distributes itself on [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Malware, Security|
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