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New Docker Malware Steals CPU for Crypto & Drives Fake Website Traffic

Threat actors are targeting vulnerable Docker services by deploying the XMRig cryptocurrency miner and the 9Hits Viewer software to make money from compromised hosts. The method used to spread the malware is unclear but is likely to involve scanning for prospects using search engines. The servers are breached to deploy two malicious containers via the Docker API, leaving the servers unable to perform as expected.

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China-Linked Espionage Groups Target Asian Telecoms

Three Chinese-linked cyber-espionage groups, called Fireant, Neeedleminer, and Firefly by Broadcom’s cybersecurity division Symantec, have targeted telecommunications operators in Asia. Compromising these operators allows the