ESET researchers have discovered and analyzed malware that targets Voice over IP (VoIP) softswitches
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What are the main security threats facing Linux? A Q&A with ESET Senior Malware Researcher Marc‑Etienne M.Léveillé, whose work has been instrumental in uncovering a number of malware strains hitting Linux servers.
Malicious code is nothing to worry about on Linux, right? Hold your penguins. How Linux malware has gone from the sidelines to the headlines.
As the curtain slowly falls on yet another eventful year in cybersecurity, let’s look back on some of the finest malware analysis by ESET researchers in 2018
Relating the collaboration between ESET experts and the FBI about the Windigo's operation, which ended with the sentencing of Maxim Senakh.
ESET has discovered a Linux variant of the KillDisk component that renders Linux machines unbootable, while encrypting files and requesting a large ransom at the same time.
ESET's Peter Kálnai and Michal Malik report on a new Linux/Rakos threat - devices and servers are under SSH scan again.
For the past year, ESET and the security firm GoSecure combined their skills in order to research Linux/Moose further. Here's some of what was uncovered.
One year after the release of the technical analysis of the Mumblehard Linux botnet, it is no longer active. ESET, in collaboration with the Cyber Police of Ukraine and CyS Centrum LLC, have taken down the botnet, stopping its spamming activities.
ESET researchers are actively monitoring malware that targets embedded systems such as routers, gateways and wireless access points. We call this new threat Linux/Remaiten.
Linux users should not fool themselves into believing that they are somehow magically immune from malware attacks.
A malware family that primarily targets Linux-based consumer routers but that can infect other Linux-based embedded systems in its path: Dissecting Linux/Moose.
Security research is published in many forms. For example, there are live and recorded webinars that cover a range of cybersecurity topics.
Researcher Alexis Dorais-Joncas explains the new strain of Linux malware, uncovered by ESET researchers.
Today, ESET researchers reveal a family of Linux malware that stayed under the radar for more than 5 years. We have named this family Linux/Mumblehard. A white paper about this threat is available for download on WeLiveSecuriy.
Security researchers have found a vulnerability inherent to a widely used component in most versions of Linux, reports Computer World.
It started, innocently enough, as a question asked in the ESET Security Forum titled "Eset – Do I Really Need Antivirus On My Linux Distros?" However, the answer to that seemingly simple question on Linux antivirus is more complex than a simple yes-or-no response.
Google’s Nest thermostat can be hacked in under a minute, according to a blog post and video posted by GTV Hacker. The hack would allow attackers complete control over the device and access to the user’s home network.
There have been some interesting new developments since we published our report on Operation Windigo. In this blog post you will read about a Linux/Ebury update, and the reaction of the criminal gang to our post.
Operation Windigo – the vivisection of a large Linux server‑side credential‑stealing malware campaign
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."