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Fake PoC for Linux Kernel Vulnerability on GitHub Exposes Researchers to Malware

In a sign that cybersecurity researchers continue to be under the radar of malicious actors, a proof-of-concept (PoC) has been discovered on GitHub, concealing a backdoor with a “crafty” persistence method.
“In this instance, the PoC is a wolf in sheep’s clothing, harboring malicious intent under the guise of a harmless learning tool,” Uptycs researchers Nischay Hegde and Siddartha Malladi¬†said.

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