Open-source Linux utility is being hijacked to hack devices


A new report has highlighted how some hackers are not interested in having malware or viruses installed on the target endpoints, but instead work at bringing their entire toolbox to the victim’s device, which would then help them pick and choose the best malicious tool for each individual target. 

Research from Sysdig, which calls the method “Bring Your Own Filesystem”, or BYOF for short, has found that so far, the method works on Linux devices, thanks to a vulnerable utility called PRoot.



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