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Unnoticed for years, malware turned Linux and BSD servers into spamming machines

2015/05/01

Help Net Security - (International) Security researchers at ESET discovered that servers running BSD and Linux operating systems (OS) worldwide have been targeted for the past 5 years by a group that compromised systems via a backdoor trojan that would use a commercial automated e-mail distribution system to send out anonymous emails.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=3030

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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