A new variant of the Mirai malware botnet has been detected, infecting low-cost Android TV set-top boxes. They are extensively used for media streaming by millions of people. The present Trojan is a fresh edition of the ‘Pandora’ backdoor initially identified in 2015, per the analytics. The campaign targets low-cost Android TV boxes such as… Continue reading Mirai variant “Pandora” infects Android TV for DDoS attacks.
The researchers warned that the RapperBot Mirai botnet has resumed activity, and now the updated malware is used for DDoS attacks on game servers, although the exact goals of the botnet are unknown. Let me remind you that we also wrote that Google revealed the most powerful DDoS attack in history, and also that MooBot… Continue reading Mirai Botnet RapperBot Conducts DDoS Attacks on Game Servers
Security researchers are already scanning the network looking for products affected by a dangerous bug in the Log4j library and are fixing the results of cybercriminals’ attacks on a Log4Shell vulnerability. The vulnerability is already being exploited to deploy miners, Cobalt Strike beacons, etc. An issue in the popular Log4j logging library included in the… Continue reading Experts are already fixing attacks on the Log4Shell vulnerability