High ALERT – ‘KOBALOS’ A Malware with Linux stain is attacking Supercomputers worldwide

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This malware is versatile and is equipped with infrastructure mainly Command and Control structure.  Kabalos are targeting high performance computing clusters and super computers running multiple operating systems.  This new stain of Malware is named ‘Kabalos’ because it mimic ancient sprite from Greek mythology, known to be as a mischievous creature fond of tricking and frightening mortals.

Kabalos functions as a backdoor and is designed to steal SSH credentials / Secure Shell or Secure Socket Shell – a cryptographic network protocol for providing secure remote login, even over unsecured networks


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