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Linux.Masuta

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 25, 2018
Updated:
February 1, 2018 8:43:22 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.Masuta is a worm that uses IoT devices to carry out DDoS attacks and spreads using common and default credentials.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 25, 2018 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 31, 2018 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 25, 2018 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 1, 2018 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 30, 2018
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Writeup By: Hoang Giang Nguyen

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