Entertainment This fearsome new Linux malware will send a shudder down the spines of IT professionals

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Entertainment This fearsome new Linux malware will send a shudder down the spines of IT professionals


This fearsome new Linux malware will send a shudder down the spines of IT professionals

A brand new Linux malware (opens in new tab) strain capable of different kinds of nasties has been detected, capable of abusing legitimate cloud services to stay hidden in plain sight.

Cybersecurity researchers from AT&T Alien Labs recently discovered (opens in new tab) the malware and named it Shikitega. It comes with a super tiny dropper (376 bytes), using a polymorphic encoder that gradually drops the payload. That means that the malware will download and execute one module at a time, making sure it stays hidden and persistent. 



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