It makes it simple for attackers to find devices to take over and add to botnets.
Analysts discover malicious code embedded in tweeted images.
Researchers identified a widespread campaign of brute force attacks against WordPress websites.
The multi-year campaign used malware and botnets to falsify billions of webpages and “site users.”
A sophisticated proxy code has infected hundreds of thousands of devices already.
An unsophisticated but effective botnet is targeting exposed cloud servers and racking up millions of infections.
The threat actor’s Android-focused cyber-arms package, dubbed Black Rose Lucy, is limited in reach for now, but clearly has global ambitions.
A honeypot set up to sniff out data on infected IoT devices found a broad array of compromised devices – from Mikrotik routers to dishwashers.
By implementing the “Equifax bug,” it’s the first known time a Mirai IoT botnet variant has targeted an Apache Struts vulnerability.
The approach makes Mirai executable on a wide variety of disparate IoT devices and platforms from a single server.