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Tuesday, 11 December 2018 11:35

Linux malware: is it so hard to get it right?

Once again, so-called security researchers and tech writers have combined to provide misinformation about trojanised SSH scripts which can be run on a Linux server after said server is compromised through a brute-force attack and root status attained. And they call it Linux malware!

Published in Open Sauce

A script that mines for cryptocurrencies on Linux systems first needs to infect these systems, either by using brute force to guess SSH passwords or else by gaining entry through the use of stolen credentials that can be bought on dark web forums.

Published in Security
Monday, 29 October 2018 05:28

IBM to acquire Red Hat for US$34 billion

Tech services and hardware vendor IBM has acquired open source company Red Hat for a sum of about US$34 billion, the two companies announced on Sunday, US time.

Published in Deals

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