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Cryptocurrency Mining Migo Malware Attacks Linux Redis Servers

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A new malware dubbed “Migo” that is targeting Linux Redis servers to mine cryptocurrency via a cryptojacking attack has been discovered. This campaign employs many Redis system-weakening commands to potentially disable data store security features that could hinder their initial attempts at access.

Mirai-based NoaBot Cryptomining Botnet Threatens Linux Servers

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Over the last year, a new botnet slowly grew by brute-forcing SSH passwords and installing cryptomining malware onto Linux servers. The main client of the botnet is based on an old Mirai virus whose source code was available for many years. However, researchers have seen that the same group has also used the more recent P2PInfect malware, which exploits Redis instances.

Ubuntu Server Security Best Practices

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Ubuntu Server is a highly sought-after, open-source operating system that serves as the backbone of many infrastructure setups across the globe. The efficiency and user-friendly nature of Ubuntu Server make it a go-to choice for organizations.

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