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New botnet Horabot targets Latin America

A new botnet malware dubbed Horabot is targeting Spanish-speaking users in Latin America since at least November 2020. Cisco Talos researchers were observed deploying a previously unidentified botnet, dubbed Horabot, that is targeting Spanish-speaking users in the Americas. The botnet is used to deliver a banking trojan and spam tool to the infected syste
Publish At:2023-06-02 15:25 | Read:66183 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Security botnet Cybercrime hac

Widespread exploitation by botnet operators of Zyxel firewall flaw

Threat actors are actively exploiting a command injection flaw, tracked as CVE-2023-28771, in Zyxel firewalls to install malware. Threat actors are actively attempting to exploit a command injection vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-28771, that impacts Zyxel firewalls. Their objective is to leverage this vulnerability to deploy and install malware on the
Publish At:2023-06-01 07:29 | Read:80867 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Cybercrime hacking news information se

Dark Frost Botnet targets the gaming sector with powerful DDoS

Researchers spotted a new botnet dubbed Dark Frost that is used to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against the gaming industry. Researchers from Akamai discovered a new botnet called Dark Frost that was employed in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. The botnet borrows code from several popular bot families, including Mira
Publish At:2023-05-26 11:27 | Read:162699 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware botnet Dark Frost DDoS Gam

The latest variant of the RapperBot botnet adds cryptojacking capabilities

FortiGuard Labs Researchers spotted new samples of the RapperBot botnet that support cryptojacking capabilities. FortiGuard Labs researchers have discovered new samples of the RapperBot bot that added cryptojacking capabilities. Researchers from FortiGuard Labs first discovered the previously undetected RapperBot IoT botnet in August, and reported tha
Publish At:2023-05-15 14:10 | Read:158995 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Malware botnet Cybercri

Warning! New DDoS Botnet Malware Exploits Critical Ruckus RCE Vulnerability

AndoryuBot new malware aims to infect unpatched Wi-Fi access points to enlist them in DDoS attacks. To this end, threat actors exploit a critical Ruckus vulnerability in the Wireless Admin panel.The flaw is tracked as CVE-2023-25717 and enables hackers to perform remote code execution (RCE) by sending unauthenticated HTTP GET requests to unpatched devices.Th
Publish At:2023-05-10 11:45 | Read:191409 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News DDOS Vulnerability exploit botnet

Fortinet warns of a spike of the activity linked to AndoryuBot DDoS botnet

A DDoS botnet dubbed AndoryuBot has been observed exploiting an RCE, tracked as CVE-2023-25717, in Ruckus access points. FortiGuard Labs researchers have recently observed a spike in attacks attempting to exploit the Ruckus Wireless Admin remote code execution vulnerability tracked as CVE-2023-25717. The activity is associated with a known DDoS botnet tra
Publish At:2023-05-09 11:26 | Read:100282 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware AndoryuBot botnet

Emotet Botnet is Back – With a Vengeance

One of the most common practices of DDoS attacks is the use of botnets. This method of DDoS attacks has been around for years and has a proven track record of many successful DDoS attacks against organizations in all sectors. Occasionally referred to as “zombies,” botnets are groups of hijacked Internet-connected devices, infected with malware, and controlle
Publish At:2023-05-07 06:49 | Read:140288 | Comments:0 | Tags:Blog Automated DDoS testing Cyber Attack cybersecurity ddos

Botnets – The Major DDoS Threat of 2023

A botnet is a collection of devices connected via the internet, each running a single bot or series of bots. DDoS attacks are the most common use of botnets, and in fact, everyone is using bots nowadays. Bots have become a legitimate tool for web applications and services, in almost all major fields, from banking to e-commerce, as consumers demand a more per
Publish At:2023-05-07 06:49 | Read:167304 | Comments:0 | Tags:Blog bot-herder botnet botnets cybersecurity ddos ddos attac

TP-Link High-Severity Flaw Added to Mirai Botnet Arsenal

A TP-Link Archer A21 (AX1800) consumer-grade WiFi router vulnerability has been used by Mirai botnet to launch DDoS attacks against IoT devices. The flaw in the TP-Link Archer AX21 firmware was discovered back in December 2022, and the company released a patch in March.However, recent attacks show a new variant of the Mirai botnet exploiting the flaw (CVE-20
Publish At:2023-04-27 11:45 | Read:217760 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News botnet

A new Mirai botnet variant targets TP-Link Archer A21

Mirai botnet started exploiting the CVE-2023-1389 vulnerability (aka ZDI-CAN-19557/ZDI-23-451) in TP-Link Archer A21 in recent attacks. Last week, the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) threat-hunting team observed the Mirai botnet attempting to exploit the CVE-2023-1389 vulnerability (aka ZDI-CAN-19557/ZDI-23-451, CVSS v3: 8.8) in TP-Link Archer AX21 Wi-Fi router
Publish At:2023-04-25 12:01 | Read:194683 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime hacking

Port scan attacks: Protecting your business from RDP attacks and Mirai botnets

Compromised IP addresses and domains—otherwise legitimate sites that are exploited by hackers without the owner's knowledge—are frequently utilized to conduct port scanning attacks. Port scanning involves systematically scanning a computer network for open ports, which can then be exploited by threat actors to gain unauthorized access or gather i
Publish At:2023-04-14 22:01 | Read:194939 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business botnet

Moobot botnet spreads by targeting Cacti and RealTek flaws

The Moobot botnet is actively exploiting critical vulnerabilities in Cacti, and Realtek in attacks in the wild. FortiGuard Labs researchers observed an ongoing hacking campaign targeting Cacti (CVE-2022-46169) and Realtek (CVE-2021-35394) vulnerabilities to spread ShellBot and Moobot malware. The ShellBot, also known as PerlBot, is a Perl-based DDoS b
Publish At:2023-04-03 16:47 | Read:149359 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware botnet Cacti Cybercrime Ha

HinataBot, a new Go-Based DDoS botnet in the threat landscape

A new Golang-based DDoS botnet, tracked as HinataBot, targets routers and servers by exploiting known vulnerabilities. Akamai researchers spotted a new DDoS Golang-based botnet, dubbed HinataBot, which has been observed exploiting known flaws to compromise routers and servers. The experts reported that the HinataBot bot was seen being distributed sinc
Publish At:2023-03-17 14:18 | Read:342622 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware botnet hacking new

Golang-Based Botnet GoBruteforcer targets web servers

A recently discovered Golang-based botnet, dubbed GoBruteforcer, is targeting web servers running FTP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, and Postgres services Researchers from Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 recently discovered a Golang-based botnet, tracked as GoBruteforcer, which is targeting web servers running FTP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, and Postgres services. In order to
Publish At:2023-03-13 19:40 | Read:250377 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware botnet Cybercrime

Prometei botnet evolves and infected +10,000 systems since November 2022

A new version of the Prometei botnet has infected more than 10,000 systems worldwide since November 2022, experts warn. Cisco Talos researchers reported that the Prometei botnet has infected more than 10,000 systems worldwide since November 2022. The crypto-mining botnet has a modular structure and employs multiple techniques to infect systems and evade d
Publish At:2023-03-11 09:20 | Read:220327 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware botnet Cybercrime


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