Released: Decryptor for Cl0p ransomware’s Linux variant

Flawed encryption logic used in Cl0p (Clop) ransomware’s Linux (ELF) variant has allowed SentinelOne researchers to create and release a free decryptor. “The [Cl0p] Windows variant encrypts the generated RC4 key responsible for the file encryption using the asymmetric algorithm RSA and a public key. In the Linux variant, the generated RC4 key is encrypted […]

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New shc Linux Malware used to deploy CoinMiner

Researchers discovered a new Linux malware developed with the shell script compiler (shc) that was used to deliver a cryptocurrency miner. The ASEC analysis team recently discovered that a Linux malware developed with shell script compiler (shc) that threat actors used to install a CoinMiner. The experts believe attackers initially compromised targeted devices through a […]

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New Linux malware targets WordPress sites by exploiting 30 bugs

A new Linux malware has been exploiting 30 vulnerabilities in outdated WordPress plugins and themes to deploy malicious JavaScripts. Doctor Web researchers discovered a Linux malware, tracked as Linux.BackDoor.WordPressExploit.1, that compromises WordPress websites by exploiting 30 vulnerabilities in multiple outdated plugins and themes. The malware injects into targeted webpages malicious JavaScripts, then when users click on the compromised […]

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