Docker

Pierluigi Paganini June 19, 2024
Cryptojacking campaign targets exposed Docker APIs

A malware campaign targets publicly exposed Docker API endpoints to deliver cryptocurrency miners and other payloads. Researchers at Datadog uncovered a new cryptojacking campaign linked to the attackers behind Spinning YARN campaign. The threat actors target publicly exposed and unsecured Docker API endpoints for initial access. The attack begins with the threat actor scanning the internet […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 07, 2024
Linux Malware targets misconfigured misconfigured Apache Hadoop, Confluence, Docker, and Redis servers

A new Linux malware campaign campaign is targeting misconfigured Apache Hadoop, Confluence, Docker, and Redis instances. Researchers from Cado Security observed a new Linux malware campaign targeting misconfigured Apache Hadoop, Confluence, Docker, and Redis instances. The threat actors behind this campaign employed previously undetected payloads, including four Golang binaries that are used to automate the […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 06, 2022
Vulnerable Docker Installations Are A Playhouse for Malware Attacks

Uptycs researchers identified ongoing malicious campaigns through our Docker honeypot targeting exposed Docker API. The Uptycs Threat Research team has identified ongoing malicious campaigns through our Docker honeypot targeting exposed Docker API port 2375. The attacks are related to crypto miners and reverse shells on the vulnerable servers using base64-encoded commands in the cmdline, built […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 22, 2022
Lemon_Duck cryptomining botnet targets Docker servers

The Lemon_Duck cryptomining botnet is targeting Docker servers to mine cryptocurrency on Linux systems. Crowdstrikes researchers reported that the Lemon_Duck cryptomining botnet is targeting Docker to mine cryptocurrency on Linux systems. The Lemon_Duck cryptomining malware was first spotted in June 2019 by researchers from Trend Micro while targeting enterprise networks. At the time of its first discovery, the bot was […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 30, 2021
30 Docker images downloaded 20M times in cryptojacking attacks

Experts discovered that 30 malicious Docker images with a total number of 20 million pulls were involved in cryptomining operations. Palo Alto Network researcher Aviv Sasson discovered 30 malicious Docker images, which were downloaded 20 million times, that were involved in cryptojacking operations. The expert determined the number of cryptocurrencies that were mined to a mining […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 01, 2021
Exploiting a bug in Azure Functions to escape Docker

Expert disclosed an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Azure Functions that could be exploited to escape the Docker container hosting them. Cybersecurity researcher Paul Litvak from Intezer Lab disclosed an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Azure Functions that could be exploited by an attacker to escalate privileges and escape the Docker container that hosts them. The experts […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 10, 2021
TeamTNT botnet now steals Docker API and AWS credentials

Researchers from Trend Micro discovered that the TeamTNT botnet is now able to steal Docker API logins along with AWS credentials. Researchers from Trend Micro discovered that the TeamTNT botnet was improved and is now able to steal also Docker credentials. The TeamTNT botnet is a crypto-mining malware operation that has been active since April […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 03, 2020
A scan of 4 Million Docker images reveals 51% have critical flaws

Security experts analyzed 4 million public Docker container images hosted on Docker Hub and found half of them was having critical flaws. Container security firm Prevasio has analyzed 4 million public Docker container images hosted on Docker Hub and discovered that the majority of them had critical vulnerabilities. The cybersecurity firm used its Prevasio Analyzer […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 18, 2020
TeamTNT is the first cryptomining bot that steals AWS credentials

Security researchers have discovered a new crypto-minining botnet, dubbed TeamTNT, that is able to steal AWS credentials from infected servers. Security firm Cado Security reported that the TeamTNT botnet is the first one that is able to scan and steal AWS credentials. The TeamTNT botnet is a crypto-mining malware operation that has been active since […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 29, 2020
Doki, an undetectable Linux backdoor targets Docker Servers

Experts spotted an undetectable Linux malware that exploits undocumented techniques to evade detection and targets publicly accessible Docker servers Cybersecurity researchers at Intezer spotted a new completely undetectable Linux malware, dubbed Doki, that exploits undocumented evasion techniques while targeting publicly accessible Docker servers. The ongoing Ngrok mining botnet campaign is targeting servers are hosted on popular cloud platforms, including Alibaba […]