ESET researchers discover a malware family with tools that show signs they’re used in targeted attacks
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ESET researchers have uncovered a previously unknown malware family that uses custom and well-designed modules to target Linux. Modules used by this malware family, which we dubbed FontOnLake, are constantly under development and provide remote access to the operators, collect login credentials, and serve as a proxy server.
ESET researchers publish a white paper about unique multiplatform malware they’ve named Kobalos
ESET researchers describe the inner workings of previously unknown malware that has been targeting high profile and include high-performance computers, servers in academia, an endpoint security vendor, and a large internet service provider. This small, yet complex, malware is portable to many operating systems including Linux, BSD, Solaris, and possibly AIX and Windows.
ESET researchers have discovered and analyzed malware that targets Voice over IP (VoIP) softswitches
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One year after the release of the technical analysis of the Mumblehard Linux botnet, it is no longer active.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.