A highly advanced and stealthy form of malware that targets backdoor exploits in Web servers like Apache, nginx and lighttpd. Linux/CDorked is one of the first strains of malware to reside entirely in memory, leaving little to no trace of itself on an infected server’s hard drives.
According to an ESET security researcher in an article from Datamation, Linux/CDorked “makes it hard for system administrators to even know it's there and very difficult for them to check system logs to find out how to fix it. Plus, if they reboot the server or aren't extremely careful, all the evidence disappears without a trace."
Once Linux/CDorked infects a server, the malware is able to redirect website visitors to compromised sites without their knowledge. Security researchers claim Linux/CDorked.A, the first reported form of the malware, is the most sophisticated Apache backdoor discovered to date.
Learn about each of the five generations of computers and major technology developments that have led to the current devices that we use today. Read More »Small Business Marketing's Greatest Hits
The following compilation of small business marketing tips highlights some of the expert advice published over at Small Business Computing. Read More »13 Best Free Android Apps
From secure messaging to document editing, our top free must-have apps have been rated, reviewed and named the best free Android apps of 2015. Read More »
With cost and security in mind, we look at five cloud storage options that will suit the needs of most home and SMB owners. Read More »Windows 10 Tips for Desktop PC
Five basic tips to help you customize Windows 10 on your desktop PC. Read More »29 Free Android Apps for Cash-Strapped Students
From wacky alarm clocks to lecture hall tools and after class entertainment, these Android apps are a good fit for a student's life and budget. Read More »
Stay up to date on the latest developments in Internet terminology with a free weekly newsletter from Webopedia. Join to subscribe now.
- Watch Datamation's editor James Maguire moderate roundtable discussions with tech experts from companies such as Accenture, Dell, Blue Jeans Network, Microsoft and more »