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Microsoft Warns Rise in XorDdos Malware Targeting Linux Devices

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May
2022
Microsoft Warns Rise in XorDdos Malware Targeting Linux Devices

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A Linux botnet malware known as XorDdos has witnessed a 254% surge in activity over the last six months, according to latest research from Microsoft.

The trojan, so named for carrying out denial-of-service attacks on Linux systems and its use of XOR-based encryption for communications with its command-and-control (C2) server, is known to have been active since at least 2014.

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