Some 400 web servers found infected with Linux/Cdorked.A. including 50 in Alexa’s top 100,000 websites. And this backdoor has been applied to Lighttpd and nginx binaries in addition to Apache.
The Chinese government and military are behind large numbers of cyberespionage attacks directed at U.S. government computer systems, according to a Pentagon report released this week.
This comprehensive look at the problems of malware on Linux Apache web servers explains the threats to business and helps you figure out if your organization is likely to be affected.
Pre-school children should learn to get to grips with technology and its problems, argues David Harley, ESET Senior Research Fellow.
We clarify that the Linux/Cdorked backdoor malware leaves no traces on the hard drive “other than its modified httpd binary” which can be scanned for detection in several ways.
Users of popular PC gaming service ESEA have discovered that their PCs have been hijacked to mine Bitcoins by malware served up alongside the company’s client. A hidden Bitcoin-mining process caused users’ graphics cards to overheat as it worked in the background.
The mysterious Avatar rootkit, detected by ESET as Win32/Rootkit.Avatar, appears to reflect a heavy investment in code development, with an API and a SDK available, plus an interesting abuse of Yahoo Groups for C&C communications.
Twitter has warned media companies that attacks on their official Twitter accounts are liable to continue, after Britain’s Guardian newspaper became the latest high-profile news site to fall victim.
Daily deals site LivingSocial has become the latest high-profile site to fall victim to hackers, after an attack accessed information for 50 million accounts last week.
Analysis of a malicious backdoor serving Blackhole exploit pack found on Linux Apache webserver compromised by malware dubbed Linux/Cdorked.A, together with remediation tool and techniques.