One year after server hackers left NordVPN red-faced, firm's first colocated setup is online

published 12.10.2020 12:18

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Once inside, it does what RAT attacks do: gives the attacker a backdoor they can use to harvest files from the server.

And here we see in its natural habitat the rare Golang RAT BitDefender has found something you don't see every day: a remote-access trojan – a fancy term for malware that opens a backdoor on your computer – written in the Go language that targets Oracle servers.

Kev Breen of Immersive Labs discovered how a quirk in the developer portal for Fitbit's Gallery app service allowed an attacker to create an app, such as a watch face, and generate a fitbit.com URL for download.

Fitbit watches in malware scare It might not be the attack that brings down a Fortune 500 company, but a vulnerability in the Fitbit app could still result in users exposing a lot more information than they would want.

The move means the VPN provider can take tighter control over the service as it now only rents space for its own custom servers, rather than renting someone else's server in a data centre.

by Shaun Nichols from theregister.com

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