Bash Ransomware DarkRadiation Targets Red Hat- and Debian-based Linux Distributions

A recently discovered Bash ransomware piqued our interest in multiple ways. Upon investigating, we found that the attack chain is fully implemented as a bash script, but it also seems that the scripts are still under development.

Most components of this attack mainly target Red Hat and CentOS Linux distributions; however, in some scripts Debian-based Linux distributions are included as well. The worm and ransomware scripts also use the API of the messaging application Telegram for command-and-control (C&C) communication. We also found that most components of this attack have very low detection numbers in Virus Total. The hack tools URL with the ransomware information was initially reported by Twitter user @r3dbU7z.

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Source:  trend Micro