Lazarus Group targets Linux systems in new remote-access virus campaign


The Lazarus Group, the North Korean-linked hacking group believed to be behind in the spread of the WannaCry ransomware in 2017 and linked to a campaign targeting banks and financial institutions in 2018, is back again. Now it’s targeting Linux systems alongside Windows. The new Lazarus campaign, detailed today by Qihoo 360 Netlab researchers, uses a remote-access Trojan virus dubbed Dacls.

First detected in May, it’s a new type of software that allows for remote code execution and enables the Lazarus Group to access file locations on a server.
[Source: SiliconANGLE News]