CronRAT: A New Linux Malware That’s Scheduled to Run on February 31st

From thehackernews.com

Researchers have unearthed a new remote access trojan (RAT) for Linux that employs a never-before-seen stealth technique that involves masking its malicious actions by scheduling them for execution on February 31st, a non-existent calendar day.

Dubbed CronRAT, the sneaky malware “enables¬†server-side Magecart data theft¬†which bypasses browser-based security solutions,” Sansec Threat Research said. The Dutch cybersecurity firm said it found samples of the RAT on several online stores, including an unnamed country’s largest outlet.

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