Pierluigi Paganini November 17, 2013
Linux backdoor Fokirtor implements covert communication protocol

In May sophisticated attackers breached a large Internet hosting provider and gained access to internal administrative systems using a singular Linux backdoor. Symantec security researchers have discovered a Linux backdoor, dubbed Fokirtor, that implements a covert communication protocol to hide its presence. The experts revealed that the malicious code was used to compromise a large […]