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Malware coders adopt DevOps to target smut sites

2015/01/12

The Register - (International) A researcher with ESET reported that the attackers behind the Windigo malware campaign which infected around 25,000 Unix and Linux servers since 2013 began making several changes to the malware and their targets in response to security researcher efforts to combat the malware, including switching exploit kits and restricting targets to smaller adult content Web sites in order to avoid attention.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/01/12/linux_vxers_hit_devs_where_it_hurts_p0rn_sites/

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