CryptoPHP – stop it with BitNinja

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We have terrific news again: BitNinja is able to directly fight against CryptoPHP malware. But what is this backdoor? And what does it do with your servers? Find out from our blog. What is CryptoPHP? CryptoPHP is a backdoor used for spamming and illegal search engine optimization (blackhat SEO) actions. This script provides remote control to servers for hackers, who can control them through command-and-control (CnC) server communication, mail communication or manual control.   How it works After being installed, it provides access to the web server and hackers become a...
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How bots rule the Internet – and your performance

Bots have been on the Internet for a really long time. Maybe you weren’t even born, when the first one was programmed to automate a task or pretend to be a real person. During the time, their role became more and more important. They are the majority of the internet by now. According to the latest studies, the traffic of a random website shows 56% bot traffic and only 44% human traffic. Have you ever thought  about this? Good bots – Bad bots Behind the scenes, bots hack, spam, scam, crawl and do whatever a human can do, on a bigger and automated scale. Good bots are l...
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Protect your server from ShellShock attacks with BitNinja

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Many servers are still being involved in ShellShock vulnerability, providing a remote exploit opportunity for attackers. What does it mean?   If your server wasn’t patched against the ShellShock bash bug that was discovered recently, then attackers can easily get root access over it through a special HTTP request. Recently, whole botnets started expanding by the exploitation of this vulnerability. The best defense for fending off ShellShock attacks is updating the bash program and patching the bug. In addition, the research of our team has found that so far an averag...
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