23.8.2020 | NSA and FBI warn that new Linux malware threatens national security
ArsTechnia.Com has reported about a new Linux Malware - The FBI and NSA have issued a joint report warning that Russian state hackers are using a previously unknown piece of Linux malware to stealthily infiltrate sensitive networks, steal confidential information, and execute malicious commands. The Malware is named – Drovorub.
Drovorub is a combination of “Drovo” – roughly translated to “Wood” or “Firewood” and “rub” – translated to “Chop” or “Fell” in direct meaning of it’s called “Woodcutter”. “Drova” is also a slang in Russian for “Drivers”. Hence, its name - “(Security) Driver Slayer”.
Officials said the Drovorub malware is a full-featured tool kit that has gone undetected until recently. The malware connects to command and control servers operated by a hacking group that works for the GRU, Russia’s military intelligence agency that has been tied to more than a decade of brazen and advanced campaigns, many of which have inflicted serious damage to national security. Please read here for more - https://bit.ly/348Mq6f