New Linux malware combines unusual stealth with a full suite of capabilities


This week, researchers disclosed a brand-new strain of Linux malware that excels at both infecting larger Internet-of-things devices and conventional servers with stealth and sophistication.

The malware, which AT&T Alien Labs researchers named Shikitega, spreads through a multistage infection chain using polymorphic encoding. Additionally, it takes advantage of legal cloud services to host command and control servers. It is really challenging to notice these things. Read More…