Lemon_Duck cryptominer malware now targets Linux devices

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The Lemon_Duck cryptomining malware has been updated to compromise Linux machines via SSH brute force attacks, to exploit SMBGhost-vulnerable Windows systems, and to infect servers running Redis and Hadoop instances. Lemon_Duck (spotted last year by Trend Micro and further examined by SentinelOne) is known for targeting enterprise networks, gaining access over the MS SQL service via brute-forcing or the SMB protocol using… Read more »

Millions of Linux Servers Under Worm Attack Via Exim Flaw

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A widespread campaign is exploiting a vulnerability in the Exim mail transport agent (MTA) to gain remote command-execution on victims’ Linux systems. Researchers say that currently more than 3.5 million servers are at risk from the attacks, which are using a wormable exploit. Specifically under attack is a flaw in Exim-based mail servers, which run… Read more »