A two-month Monero cryptomining campaign targeted both Linux-based servers and Internet of Things devices with a newly discovered malware family called “Linux Rabbit,” researchers have reported.
The first phase commenced in August 2018 and involved the original Linux Rabbit malware, which was coded to infect Linux-based servers in Russia, South Korea, the U.K., and the U.S. The second lasted from September through October and used a self-propagating worm variant of Linux Rabbit known as Rabbot. Rabbot was developed to infect servers across a wider geographic range while also adding Linux-based IoT devices to its target list.
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