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Malicious mass mailings, a new Trojan miner, and other events of August 2017

August 31, 2017

Doctor Web presents its August 2017 virus activity review. In early August, Doctor Web detected mailings being used by cybercriminals to try to compromise websites by deceiving their administrators. Also in August, the company detected a Trojan-Miner for Linux whose loader code included the address of Brian Krebs’ website, and Linux.Hajime Trojan loader versions for devices possessing the MIPS and MIPSEL architecture were added to the Dr.Web virus databases.

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