Researchers Warn of Facefish Backdoor Spreading Linux Rootkits

From thehackernews.com

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Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a new backdoor program capable of stealing user login credentials, device information and executing arbitrary commands on Linux systems.

The malware dropper has been dubbed “Facefish” by Qihoo 360 NETLAB team owing its capabilities to deliver different rootkits at different times and the use of¬†Blowfish¬†cipher to encrypt communications to the attacker-controlled server.

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