This new Linux rootkit malware is already targeting victims

It’s also in a relatively early stage of (active) development, so whether or not it evolves into a full-blown threat, remains to be seen. When the Syslogk loads, it first removes its entry from the list of installed modules, meaning the only way to spot it is through an exposed interface in the /proc file system.

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