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Web Server Hackers Install Rogue Apache Modules And SSH Backdoors, Researchers Say

January 24, 2013 By Ali Loney

IDG News Service – (International) Web server hackers install rogue Apache modules and SSH backdoors, researchers say. Researchers from Securi reported that a group of attackers using rogue Apache modules has been replacing Secure Shell (SSH) binary files in compromised servers with backdoored versions that collect user information and passwords from incoming and outgoing SSH connections.

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/012413-web-server-hackers-install-rogue-266121.html

Tags: security, AppSec Spotlight

Written by Ali Loney

Ali Loney is a Senior UX Designer at Walmart Labs. She is based in Canada and was the former Graphic Designer at Sonatype.