Linux Malware uses Raspberry Pi to mine Cryptocurrency!

What is Raspberry Pi?

A Raspberry Pi is a series of small computers having a single chip designed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation in the UK for the promotion of the basics of computer science in schools among the teenagers. Approximately more than 5 million Raspberry Pi devices have been sold by the Raspberry Pi Foundation before February 2015 and 11 million devices have been sold by the November 2016 as it is one of the best-selling British PC.

Warning: Are you a Raspberry Pi user? Have you changed your default password? If you didn’t yet, then do change it quickly. There is a Linux malware detected which infects the Pi devices for the purpose of mining cryptocurrency.

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VPS.cool – Germany based SSD VPS with 1GB Ram at $2/Mo – Review

VPS.cool is fairly new company in the VPS market. Georgi from vps.cool contacted me with their new promotion going on which is very good to let go. Normally their 1GB ram VPS is $4/month, but with the current promotion its $2/month only. So lets continue with the vps.cool review. Their VPS nodes are located in Hetzner data center in germany, we will now read a little bit about the company:

VPS Cool is focused in providing best class VPSs based on KVM technology. For delivering high quality is used datacenter in Germany with perfect network connectivity and pure ssd disks. With such hardware and colocation our servers are suitable for web hosting, databases, game servers, vpn and many others. All VPSs comes with Virtualizor web pased VPS control panel.VPS users can start, stop, restart, manage, re-install with ready made OS templates by the click of a button in their VPS using a very advanced web based GUI. You are always welcome to ask our support team for help or suggestions. Full refund is available in 14 day without any questions.

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MySQL: Can’t create/write to file ‘/tmp/#sql_3c6_0.MYI’ (Errcode: 2)

This error have multiple shapes and forms, this can come on cPanel or other normal servers when you have no space left on “/tmp” directory of your server, and mysql can not write to it.

There is another possible reason, your disk space might not be full. But you are still getting this error, it is because your INODES are full. Today we will see that in both these cases how we can get around this error, some shapes and error messages that you might get in this situation are :

exception – MySQL: Can’t create/write to file ‘/tmp/#sql_3c6_0.MYI’ (Errcode: 2)
Can’t create/write to file ‘/tmp/MYRqo1OW’ (Errcode: 28 – No space left on device)

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Many Devices are still Infected by WannaCry Ransomware Attack!

Many times we’ve heard that kidnappers kidnap someone and they demand some ransom for releasing the person. Hackers used their intelligence for the same purpose as they encrypt the victim’s data and demand ransom for releasing the data, otherwise, data will be lost by the victim. For this purpose, one of the malicious malware is now being used by the hackers which are known as “WannaCry“. More than 2 lac PCs have been affected in 150 countries by the WannaCry ransomware attack.

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HostiServer – Fully Managed 2GB Ram SSD VPS at $10.95/Month – Review

Tommy from HostiServer contacted me regarding getting their offer published at CyberPersons. After getting their email, I jumped to their site and saw that their rate for entry level vps starts at $20/Month. So, I’ve asked them to provide some coupon code to bring down the price to $10.95/month.

They guarantee 30 minutes of full support time with plan SSD-20 (time which is devoted to fixing any issues, in other words – time for help). However different plans have different level of support time included.

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