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A new Linux botnet is using the infamous Log4j vulnerability to install rootkits and steal data. Researchers at Chinese internet security company Qihoo's 360's Network Security Research Lab discovered the botnet family, which they dubbed B1txor20, as it was infecting hosts via the Log4j vulnerability. It primarily targets …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Wasn't the last Log4J problem

    enough of a warning?

    Get rid of the thing until it can be made secure. You were warned but you ignored them. Be it on your head if you get hacked.

  2. Will Godfrey Silver badge
    Facepalm

    I thought this had been patched

    Shirley everyone has applied it by now

    /s

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Logging software is able to take control over the machine?

    Even windows is more secure than linux swiss cheese these days.

    1. claimed

      Troll, don't feed it.

      We all know it hits anything that runs Java, and we all know all systems have vulns.

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