Linux Malware Skidmap Uses kernel-mode Rootkits to Hide Cryptocurrency Mining Activities

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Linux Malware Skidmap

Skidmap is a recent sample of the Linux malware that loads malicious kernel modules to hide it’s Cryptocurrency mining activities by faking network traffic and CPU usage. The malware not only generates Cryptocurrency, but it also set’s up a secret master password on the infected system, which gives attackers complete system access. Security researchers from […]

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