Malware campaign targets Kubernetes clusters

Microsoft’s cybersecurity researchers have uncovered it noticed an uptick in the deployment of the Kinsing malware (opens in new tab) on Linux servers. 

As per the company’s report (opens in new tab), the attackers are leveraging Log4Shell and Atlassian Confluence RCE weaknesses in container visuals and misconfigured, exposed PostgreSQL containers to set up cryptominers on susceptible endpoints.