Palo Alto Networks


Iptables Backdoor: Even Linux Is At Risk of Intrusion

A backdoor implant is an increasingly common mechanism for maintaining unauthorized access and control over a computer asset. The terms remote administration tool (RAT) and trojan downloader are often used synonymously with such implants. Once installed (i.e. implanted on a system), the modern backdoor typically offers much more than simple (i.e. command line) access to a system.

Depending on the backdoor’s specialization and sophistication, it can also capture keystrokes, take ...

Jul 16, 2014

Subscribe to Blogs!

Sign up to receive must-read articles, Playbooks of the Week, new feature announcements, and more.