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    TrickBot Linux Variants Active in the Wild Despite Recent Takedown

    Date 28 Oct 2020
    Category Hacks/Cracks
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    Posted By Brittany Day
    LS Hmepg 337x500 11

    After the shut down of most of its critical infrastructure, the infamous TrickBot malware is now targeting Linux systems. 

     

    Efforts to disrupt TrickBot may have shut down most of its critical infrastructure, but the operators behind the notorious malware aren't sitting idle.

    According to new findings shared by cybersecurity firm Netscout, TrickBot's authors have moved portions of their code to Linux in an attempt to widen the scope of victims that could be targeted.

    TrickBot, a financial Trojan first detected in 2016, has been traditionally a Windows-based crimeware solution, employing different modules to perform a wide range of malicious activities on target networks, including credential theft and perpetrate ransomware attacks.

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