January 22, 2016

Linux Malware: Second Screen-Grabbing Trojan Surfaces in Space of a Week

Researchers have found Linux malware that appears to target a particular brand of Bitcoin ATM but works "just fine" on Ubuntu. 

Malware researchers at a Russian security firm have identified a new Trojan for Linux devices that takes screenshots and logs keystrokes. According to researchers at security firm Dr Web, there are signs that suggest that the Linux spyware, labelled Linux.BackDoor.Xunpes.1, has been designed to target Bitcoin ATMs from a Spain-based startup called Pay MaQ.

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