Previously undetected FontOnLake Linux malware used in targeted attacks



ESET researchers spotted a previously unknown, modular Linux malware, dubbed FontOnLake, that was employed in targeted attacks on organizations in Southeast Asia. According to the experts, modules of this malware family are under development and continuously improved.

“ESET researchers have discovered a previously unknown malware family that utilizes custom and well-designed modules, targeting systems running Linux. Modules used by this malware family, which we dubbed FontOnLake, are constantly under development and provide remote access to the operators, collect credentials, and serve as a proxy server.” reads the report published by the experts.

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