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New Cross-Platform Backdoors Target Linux, Windows

02
Feb
2016
New Cross-Platform Backdoors Target Linux, Windows
Image Credits: businessinsider.com

Image Credits: businessinsider.com

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered a Linux backdoor that has been migrated to Windows and added a series of new capabilities.

The malware was initially spotted on Linux systems, where it had a full set of features that allowed the attackers to monitor all a victim’s activities, including the ability to capture audio and take screenshots. Researchers discovered that the backdoor was written in C++ and Qt, a cross-platform application framework, and that it was compiled toward the end of September 2015.

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