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Stealthy, tricky to remove rootkit targets Linux systems on ARM and x86

Sep 07, 2016, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lucian Constantin)

Called Umbreon, after a Pokemon character that hides in the darkness, the rootkit has been in development since early 2015 and is now being sold on the underground markets. It targets Linux-based systems on the x86, x86-64 and ARM architectures, including many embedded devices such as routers.

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