New backdoor worm found attacking websites running Apache Tomcat

  Researchers have identified new self-replicating malware that infects computers running the Apache Tomcat Web server with a backdoor that can be used to attack other machines. Java.Tomdep, as the backdoor worm has been dubbed, is Java Servlet-based code that gives Apache Tomcat platforms malicious capabilities. It causes infected machines to maintain Internet…

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Apache Traffic Server DoS

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Armageddon DDoS botnet using Apache Killer exploit

DDoS botnet Armageddon integrates a relatively new exploit known as Apache Killer in the malware’s latest version, distributed denial-of-service mitigation vendor Arbor Networks have announced this week. The Apache Killer exploit was released in August 2011. It exploits a vulnerability in the Apache web server by sending a specially crafted…

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