Exposing Malware in Linux-Based Multi-Cloud Environments

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Ninety percent of cloud runs on Linux, but current countermeasures are focused on addressing Windows-based threats, leaving multi-cloud deployments vulnerable to attacks. So, is it any wonder that malware is propagating in multi-cloud environments under the radar? Based on research conducted by VMware’s Threat Analysis Unit, this report uncovers the unique characteristics of remote access tools (RATs), ransomware, and cryptominers on Linux-based systems and how you can mitigate these threats.