A worm intent on creating surreptitious backdoors is actively being used to compromise unpatched QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) systems around the world by exploiting the GNU Bash Shellshock vulnerability, SANS ISC CTO Johannes Ullrich warned on Monday.
Exploit kits are a great means to an end for malware distributors, who either buy them or rent them in order to widely disseminate their malicious wares.
Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a new piece of the puzzle called Turla (aka Snake, aka Uroburos): the malware used by attackers does not come only in the Windows flavour, but in the Linux one as well.
The security picture painted by the stolen and leaked documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment becomes uglier by the day, as several companies and news outlets continue to show the results of their rummaging through the leaked data.
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