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Crypto Miner steals root password!

Discussion in 'General Linux Discussion' started by cloasters, Nov 24, 2018.

  1. cloasters

    cloasters Well-Known Member

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    While it's an impressive piece of scripting, to infect a system, a person still has to download and run this.

    Then said person has to type in passwords for root and other systems accessed by SSH. On top of that the person originally running the virus needs to be careless, as the exploits in use are several years old.
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    Thank you for you elucidation Kaitain!

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