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Chinese hackers create a new backdoor for MSSQL servers

New backdoor for MSSQL servers

ESET specialists discovered a new tool that created Chinese hackers from the Winnti group and that was designed to make changes to Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) databases in order to create a backdoor. As an added benefit, a backdoor hides sessions in database connection logs every time hackers use a “magic password”, which helps attackers go unnoticed. “Such a backdoor …

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Experts told about Linux-variant of Winnti Trojan

Winnti Trojan

Chronicle experts from Alphabet cybersecurity holding discovered Linux version on Winnie backdoor that is popular among Chinese hackers for many years. Linux-version of a backdoor was discovered after a recent news that Chinese hackers that applied Winnti attacked Bayer (one of the world largest pharmaceutical companies). Chronicle analysts conducted additional research on Winnti on VirusTotal and fond variant for Linu …

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