• Outlaw Shellbot Infects Linux Servers to Mine for Monero

    The Outlaw group is conducting an active campaign which is targeting Linux systems in cryptocurrency mining attacks. On Tuesday, the [JASK Special Ops](https://jask.com/solutions/special-ops/) research team disclosed [additional details](https://jask.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Shellbot-Campaign_v2.pdf) (.PDF) of the attack wave which appears to focus on seizing infrastructure resources to support illicit Monero mining activities. [Article Source](https://www.linux.com/news/outlaw-shellbot-infects-linux-servers-mine-monero-0). {: .center-text}

  • Top 5 Linux Distributions for New Users

    Linux has come a long way from its original offering. But, no matter how often you hear how easy Linux is now, there are still skeptics. To back up this claim, the desktop must be simple enough for those unfamiliar with Linux to be able to make use of it....

  • Writing Secure Shell Scripts

    by Dave Taylor Don’t expose your system with sloppy scripts! Although a Linux desktop or server is less susceptible to viruses and malwarethan a typical Windows device, there isn’t a device on the internet thatisn’t eventually attacked. The culprit might be the stereotypical nerd ina bedroom testing his or her...