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Linux Crypto Mining Malware Sensationalism





Linux malware isn’t as widespread as malware for Windows, but it is getting more sophisticated. Here’s an article about a new Linux trojan malware that can make your computer do Monero mining, steal passwords, replicate itself via Secure Shell, and install a Linux rootkit. But, is it as serious as the tech press makes it sound? What if you practice good Linux security and hardening?

Link to article:
https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-linux-crypto-miner-steals-your-root-password-and-disables-your-antivirus/

Purchase link for my “Mastering Linux Security and Hardening” book:
https://www.packtpub.com/networking-and-servers/mastering-linux-security-and-hardening

Purchase link for my “Mastering Linux Security and Hardening” video course:
https://www.packtpub.com/networking-and-servers/mastering-linux-security-and-hardening-video

So don’t delay! Get started with your Linux security hardening today. Many thanks, from the BeginLinux Guru.

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