New EvilGnome Backdoor Spies on Linux Users, Steals Their Files

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A new Linux malware masquerading as a Gnome shell extension and designed to spy on unsuspecting Linux desktop users was discovered by Intezer Labs’ researchers in early July. “EvilGnome’s functionalities include desktop screenshots, file stealing, allowing capturing audio recording from the user’s microphone and the ability to download and execute further modules,” Intezer researchers found.
Source: Bleeping Computer