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ESET LogoThe Most Sophisticated Apache Backdoor

Manufacturer antivirus software Eset detected malicious campaign on the internet that uses a backdoor for the popular Apache web servers, aiming to redirect users to a malicious site with a set of exploits for the platform BlackBerry. In Eset say they have found a malicious campaign on Friday and over the past few days it has already covered were “many hundreds” of sites.

Righard Zwienenberg, Senior Safety Specialist of Eset, says that this backdoor called Linux / Cdorked.A is one of the most advanced attacks against the server Apache, since it is designed for server use. On the web servers rarely set antivirus, but the web servers can handle hundreds of thousands of customers a day, so the damage from such an attack can be very significant. (more…)