Hackers Alter Cobalt Strike Beacon to Target Linux Environments

A significant part of hacking consists of diverting the function of existing systems and software, and hackers often use legitimate security tools to perform cyber attacks.

Pentesting tool Cobalt Strike has been one such target, but what happened recently with a Red Hat Linux version of the Cobalt Strike Beacon is worthy of note. According to cybersecurity researchers, it could be the work of an advanced threat actor. Learn about the recent attack here.