Linux Malware Using SHC Compiler Installs CoinMiner and DDoS Bots

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Linux Malware Using SHC Compiler Installs CoinMiner and DDoS Bots

Threat Level
Attack Report

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Summary

A new strain of Linux malware, developed using the Shc compiler, has been found to install a CoinMiner on infected systems. It is believed that this malware is being spread through dictionary attacks on inadequately secured Linux SSH servers. Once it gains access to a system, it installs several different types of malware, including the Shc downloader, XMRig CoinMiner, and a DDoS IRC Bot developed with Perl.

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