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Critical Exim Vulnerability Facilitates Malware Delivery (CVE-2024-39929)

The maintainers of the Exim mail transfer agent (MTA) have fixed a critical vulnerability (CVE-2024-39929) that currently affects around 1.5 million public-facing servers and can help attackers deliver malware to users.
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Hackers Leverage 1-Day Vulnerabilities to Deliver Custom Linux Malware

A financially motivated threat actor is using known vulnerabilities to target public-facing services and deliver custom malware to unpatched Windows and Linux systems.
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5 Tools to Scan a Linux Server for Malware and Rootkits

The tools presented in this article were created for these security scans and can identify viruses, malware, rootkits, and malicious behaviors. You can use these tools to make regular system scans.
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Google Ads for KeePass, Notepad++ Lead to Malware

Users using Google to search for and download the KeePass password manager and the Notepad++ text editor may have inadvertently gotten saddled with malware, says Jérôme Segura, Director of Threat Intelligence at Malwarebytes.
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Simple Way to Find SprySOCKS Malware on Linux Computers

In this article, we demonstrate a simple way to find SprySOCKS on Linux computers. Follow along here.
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How UPX Compression Is Used to Evade Detection Tools

Attackers can use compression to hide malware and fool signature-based detection. Here’s how hackers can use UPX to render malware undetectable.
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Threat Groups Distributing Malware via Google Ads

Security researchers warn that Google Ads are being leveraged to distribute malware to unsuspecting victims searching for software downloads.
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Malware Affects at Least 30 WordPress Plug-Ins: Update Now

At least 30 WordPress plug-ins are being exploited by a pair of Trojans that redirect traffic to infected sites. Users are urged to update now.
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Consider Disabling Browser Push Notifications on All Devices

Disabling browser push notifications can help protect devices from a new browser “feature” phishing attack. Learn more here.
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REMnux: The Linux Toolkit for Reverse Engineering and Malware Analysis

REMnux is a free community distribution that contains almost everything you need to easily perform malware and other analyses. What’s not to like?
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The History of Computer Viruses & Malware

Computer viruses and malware have been around since the early 1970’s. Explore the full history of viruses from then to now.
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Cybercriminals Use Fake Public PoCs to Spread Malware and Steal Data

GitHub proofs of concept (PoCs) for known vulnerabilities could themselves contain malware as often as 10% of the time, security researchers have found. Learn what this means here.
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New Linux Malware Shikitega Can Take Full Control of Devices

AT&T Alien Labs has discovered a new Linux malware, Shikitega, that can be used for highly evasive attacks. Learn more here.
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7 Open-Source Malware Analysis Tools You Should Try Out

Malware analysis benefits security analysts by allowing them to identify and triage incidents. Learn about some of the best open-source malware analysis tools here.
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New Linux Malware Surges, Surpassing Android

Linux malware is skyrocketing and now surpasses both macOS and Android, according to a new report. Learn more here.
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New Highly-Evasive Linux Malware Infects All Running Processes

Intezer Labs security researchers have identified a sophisticated new malware that targets Linux devices. Learn more here.
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Highly Sophisticated Malware Attacks Home and Small Office Routers

Security researchers have uncovered highly sophisticated malware that has been targeting small office/home office (SOHO) routers for nearly two years. Learn more here.
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How Cybercriminals Use Malware to Target Linux Operating Systems

As the most common cloud operating system, Linux is a core part of digital infrastructure and is quickly becoming an attacker’s ticket into a multi-cloud environment. Learn how cybercriminals are using malware to target Linux-based operating systems he…

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Malware Log Analysis: Don’t Let the HTTP Code Fool You

An essential component of the analysis and cleanup of websites infected with malware is viewing and evaluating the log files. However, even here there are things to consider that might seem odd at first glance.
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Attacks Escalating Against Linux-Based IoT Devices

Incidents of malware targeting Linux-based Internet of Things (IoT) devices jumped by more than a third in 2021, with three malware families the primary drivers behind the increase. Learn more about how attacks are escalating against Linux-based IoT de…

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