DDoS malware for Linux systems comes with sophisticated custom-built rootkit

    Date09 Feb 2015
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByAlex
    A malware program designed for Linux systems, including embedded devices with ARM architecture, uses a sophisticated kernel rootkit that The malware, known as XOR.DDoS, was first spotted in September by security research outfit Malware Must Die. However, it has since evolved and new versions were seen in the wild as recently as Jan. 20, according to a new report Thursday from security firm FireEye, which analyzed the threat in detail.
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