New Linux malware mines crypto after installing backdoor with secret master password

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by mood, Sep 16, 2019.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    New Linux malware mines crypto after installing backdoor with secret master password
    Skidmap uses fake statistics to hide its CPU usage
    September 16, 2019

    https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/201...g-malware-linux-trend-micro-skidmap-backdoor/
    Trend Micro: Skidmap Linux Malware Uses Rootkit Capabilities to Hide Cryptocurrency-Mining Payload
     
  2. pandorax

    pandorax Registered Member

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    But how can you achieve to infect your system with that? I mean, you install everything from trusted repos.
     
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