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Trend Micro: Linux Malware Targets Huawei Cloud
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Researchers at Trend Micro have discovered threat actors deploying malicious code that targets Huawei Cloud and removes defensive applications and services. The malicious codes, they say, disable the hostguard service that detects security issues, protects the system and monitors the agent.