Linux Malware Shikitega Multi-phase Deployment. Linux Malware Evades Detection MultiStage Deployment

Linux Malware Shikitega Multi-phase Deployment. Linux malware evades detection MultiStage deployment. A new stealthy Linux malware identified as Shikitega has been learned infecting computer systems and IoT equipment with supplemental payloads.

The malware exploits vulnerabilities to elevate its privileges, provides persistence on the host through crontab, and eventually launches a cryptocurrency miner on contaminated products.

Shikitega is fairly stealthy, running to evade anti-virus detection applying a polymorphic encoder that tends to make static, signature-centered detection unachievable.

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