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Backdoor Found in Utility for Linux, Unix Servers

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Backdoor Found in Utility for Linux, Unix Servers

Backdoor was intentionally planted in 2018 and found during the DEF CON 2019 security conference when researchers stumbled upon malicious code.

In an unnerving twist, when a critical zero-day vulnerability was reported in a Unix administration tool, called Webmin, it was revealed the flaw was no accident. According to researchers, the vulnerability was a secret backdoor planted in the popular utility nearly a year before its discovery.

The backdoor gave anyone with knowledge of its...
Backdoor Found in Utility for Linux, Unix Servers