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Linux worm targeting Internet-equipped devices

A new Linux worm targeting Linux computers can develop variants that can infect devices such as home routers, according to researchers. Symantec claims that the new worm, named Linux.Darlloz, “generates IP addresses randomly, accesses a specific path on the machine with a well-known ID and passwords, and sends HTTP POST requests, which exploit the vulnerability.” Full Article

Malicious Wi-Fi Chips Found in Chinese Appliances

Is your new toaster giving you malware? Probably not- but this is what’s being reported in Russia after malware-spreading Wi-Fi microchips were discovered inside common household appliances from China. ...Full Article

Akamai: 38% of malicious traffic comes from Indonesia

According to the latest Akamai report, the statistics for overall malicious internet traffic have changed significantly from Q1 of 2013 to Q2. Thankfully global DDoS attacks have decreased significantly, ...Full Article