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First Botnet of Linux Web Servers Discovered

trib3003 Re:Ok, so I got the popcorn ready.... (254 comments)

I doubt the attackers even went through the hustle to gain root (no need, anyone can start stuff on (unfiltered) 8080). Finding a vulnerable .php/cgi for executing commands on the Server under the uid of the Webserver sounds much easier to me. 1. Scan for vulnerable Servers 2. upload trojansite.tgz 3. unpack to some world-writable/executable directory like for e.g. /tmp/.../ 4. fire up nginx serving the trojans 5. Profit (5 ?! omg, people really have to work for their monies these days)

about 5 years ago
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UK Government Says More Spying Needed

trib3003 They sure do! (297 comments)

With the speed they loose the data they do have to collect much more just to have some left in their own hands.

more than 5 years ago

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