24 Dec 2013

Web server malware for Nginx, Apache advertised on underground market

Author: KarmaLTIYujyr | Filed under: News

A new malware program that functions as a module for the Apache and Nginx Web servers is being sold on cybercrime forums, according to researchers from security firm IntelCrawler. The malware is called Effusion and according to the sales pitch seen by IntelCrawler, a start-up firm based in Los Angeles that specializes in cybercrime intelligence, it can inject code in real time into websites hosted on the compromised Web servers. By injecting content into a website, attackers can redirect visitors to exploits or launch social engineering attacks.

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Web server malware for Nginx, Apache advertised on underground market

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