Francois Gagnon is a Canadian business owner who was targeted because his company had lots of servers, and many customers - victims for the gang. Gagnon didn't notice for weeks, until complaints from customers alerted him. A team of ESET experts contained the infection, and Gagnon's help with forensics was also valuable.
Malware researchers at ESET have uncovered a widespread cybercriminal operation that has seized control of tens of thousands of Unix servers. Learn more about how to check your systems for compromise, and prevent innocent computer users from being attacked.
Our report titled “Operation Windigo – the vivisection of a large Linux server-side credential-stealing malware campaign" details our analysis of a set of malicious programs that infect servers and desktop PCs, and send nearly 500,000 web users to malicious content daily."